Jack Wilshere recovering from injury ahead of schedule

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Injuries have undermined much of Arsenal’s season so far, but things have been looking up for the Gunners recently and a number of their crocked players are coming back into contention at a similar time - there’s now more good news.

According to the Sunday People, Jack Wilshere is recovering well from his ankle ligament damage and is currently in line to return to full training a full four weeks ahead of schedule.

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The England international picked up the injury following a late challenge from youngster Paddy McNair in Arsenal’s clash with rivals Manchester United in November. The challenge went unpunished and Wilshere had to be replaced in miserable evening for the north Londoners.

It was a frustrating day all round for Arsene Wenger at Emirates Stadium, as the Arsenal boss saw his side dominate the match, yet still manage to lose it 2-1. Numerous missed chances were punished by a Kieran Gibbs own goal and a breakaway Wayne Rooney strike in the second half.

Olivier Giroud’s late consolation couldn’t inspire a comeback and the defeat was another blip in what had been a inconsistent start to the Premier League season. Things have not changed a great deal since then for the Gunners, but this injury news is a boost.

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Wilshere was initially ruled out for four months and not expected to return until early March, but the report claims he is now in line to make a comeback next month, so well has his recovery gone.

Giroud missed much of the first half of the season with a broken leg, but he too returned a month early from his rehabilitation. Having Wilshere do the same feels like it would buck the trend for Arsenal, who are well-known for their extensive fitness issues.

Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Özil and Mathieu Flamini are all now getting back onto the pitch following spells in the treatment room. These improved options are timely for Wenger, who needs his team to string a few good results together in the second half of the season if they are to retain their place in the top four.

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