Arsenal want to keep Jack Wilshere this summer, but could consider selling him if they receive a bid in excess of £50 million.
This has been reported by the Daily Mail, who claim that the Gunners' Premier League rivals Manchester City are interested in the England international, who has endured a tricky time in north London over the course of the last year.
Struggling on the injury scene, Wilshere has been in and out of Arsene Wenger's starting XI at the Emirates, with Manchester City now seemingly ready to take him to the Etihad in the near future.
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It certainly won't be easy for the Citizens to secure the player's signature, however, with the report from the Mail claiming that Arsenal are under no pressure to sell their midfield ace anytime soon. It may well take a British record for City to get their man, but it's far from certain as to whether the City hierarchy are ready to make such a huge offer.
One thing's for sure, a bid around the £50m mark would surprise all, so it remains to be seen as to whether the Manchester outfit step up their interest in the Arsenal man.
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City, of course, are seemingly determined to sign some of England's elite talent, as they go about adding home-grown players to their fine squad.
As it stands, City's interest in Wilshere is only speculation for now, but it's clear for all to see that they are determined to land Liverpool wide-man Raheem Sterling in the transfer window. It appears, though, that despite making a bid in the region of £40m for the player, Liverpool are reluctant to sell the youngster, who is regarded as one of England's brightest young talents.
Huge season for Wilshere
Let's be honest, it really would shock us if Wilshere was to depart the Emirates in favour of a move to Eastlands, but it's most certainly going to be a huge season ahead for the versatile midfielder, who will be desperate to prove his critics wrong.
Wilshere, of course, ended his troubled campaign on a high as he fired home a double for England in last weekend's Euro 2016 qualifier with Slovenia, but he will now be desperate to fulfil his potential on the club scene.
Of course, much has been made of his private life in recent time, and it's time for him to do the talking on the pitch. Arsenal's most certainly the right club for him, and it really could be time for him to step up and become one of the Premier League's leading midfielders.
Arsenal fans: Do you think you will see the best of Wilshere next season? Do you expect him to stay? Have your say in the comments
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