Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere took another step towards his full return to action by completing 90 minutes in a friendly against Chelsea.

The England international has been out for more than a year with niggling ankle and knee injuries, but came through Wednesday afternoon's specially-arranged match at the Gunners' training complex unscathed.

Wilshere, 20, is now likely to continue his rehabilitation with another game in the Under-21s at Everton on Monday, and could then perhaps make the squad for the away Capital One Cup tie at Reading on October 30.

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