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Jack Wilshere given time away from Arsenal

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been given some time away from the club following the news that he will be out for six weeks after picking up an injury on England duty, boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed

The midfield maestro was on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from Denmark defender Daniel Agger and although he continued on the pitch until he was replaced by Adam Lallana in the second-half, it has been confirmed that he faces a stint on the sidelines. 

In the light of the news, Wenger has confirmed Wilshere will take some time away from the club- while the Frenchman has refused to criticise Agger. 

"I believe it (the tackle) was accidental. Jack will be out for six weeks. The tackle was strong but I think he wanted to go for the ball," he told reporters as he prepares for his side's FA Cup clash with Everton. 

"It is a blow for Jack and for us, from now on we want to get him to recover and come back as quickly as possible and prepare for the rest of the season.

"You can only be very down in this situation, especially in the first days. He is in a boot and has gone away for a few days to get away from things and think about something else.

"It's certainly very difficult and at his age you want to play. You get up in the morning, jump out of bed and get on the football pitch and play. When you are not capable of doing that without any restriction it is difficult mentally. It is a weight on his mind and I hope that is his last accident for a long, long time."

Following the injury, there has been speculation that the Football Association could face a heavy insurance bill but Wenger has denied reports that there was an agreement in place regarding Wilshere's appearance. 

"At some stage it is the player who gives you the indication, you trust always the player," he added.

"Sometimes you give him a few minutes to tell you how he feels and if he has pain, we cannot make an instant check-up with an X-ray, so it is the player who tells you if he can go on or not.

"I had no agreement (with England), no."


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