Whenever a footballer holds a Q&A session on Twitter, they’re always asking for trouble.
While a few supporters may actually want to find out something interesting about the player in question, the large majority see it as an opportunity to troll that individual.
So when Jack Wilshere decided he would hold a #AskJackWilshere, via ESPN, on Twitter, he should have known it wasn’t going to go too well.
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As expected, many supporters of rival teams, especially those of north London rivals Tottenham, jumped at the chance to epically troll the Arsenal midfielder.
With the 24-year-old having just returned to first-team action after being sidelined for almost the entirety of the campaign, his proneness to injury was obviously the main topic of conversation.
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Wilshere has only made 16 league appearances for the Gunners in the previous two campaigns as he’s struggled for fitness at the Emirates. However, after putting in a decent performance during his 66 minutes against Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday, it appears the midfielder is nearing full-fitness.
Although his return came too late to prevent Arsenal from failing in their title bid yet again, it may come just in time for England’s Euro 2016 campaign. Despite not starting a league match all season, Wilshere is expected to be named in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man squad, which will be announced on Monday, ahead of this summer’s European Championships in France.
Wilshere will have three friendlies against Turkey, Australia and Portugal to prove his fitness ahead of the competition. If Wilshere’s last performance for England is anything to go by, he is nailed on to be selected in the squad.
The Arsenal man scored two screamers against Slovenia last June in Ljubljana to help his side qualify for the tournament with a 100% record.
But, with the likes of Dele Alli, Jordan Henderson, Eric Dier and James Milner, Wilshere knows he isn’t guaranteed a starting position in England’s midfield for their opening fixture against Russia on June 11.
But last month, before his return from injury, Hodgson pretty much confirmed that Wilshere is very much in his thinking.
“He is not guaranteed a place in the squad but I think his past performances merit a place in the squad,” he told TalkSPORT.
“I think he played four games on the trot [for England] and was man-of-the-match in all of them.
"He is a very decisive player for us, even to such an extent that he has changed our style of play.
"He can get the rest of the team playing and make things happen.
“I don’t want to dismiss his chances but I accept that he has to be fit,” the Three Lions boss concluded.
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