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Arsenal pitch invader reveals what happened after meeting Jack Wilshere v Everton

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Arsenal recovered from their demoralising defeat to Watford in dramatic fashion on Sunday as they dismantled Everton in a pulsating 5-2 win at Goodison Park.

Arsene Wenger deployed Alexandre Lacazette, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in the same starting XI for the first time and with devastating effect. All three found the net on Merseyside with Nacho Monreal and Aaron Ramsey also pitching in with goals.

Away supporters had been chanting from kick-off for the inclusion of Jack Wilshere but the Englishman - who has impressed this season - simply wasn't needed in Arsenal's spirited showing.

His career at the Emirates looked to have been all but over after a mediocre loan spell with Bournemouth yet Wilshere has flourished in his EFL Cup and Europa League cameos.

As a result, Wenger was sure to introduce him to the fray with 13 minutes to go and true to his form, he chipped in with an assist.

However, the biggest cheer Wilshere received at Everton came after full-time when he handed his shirt to a pitch invader who was being reprimanded by stewards.

Such incidents aren't overly rare but for Wilshere to chase up a supporter that was already being carried away, saw even more Arsenal love thrown his way.

And the man in question, Daniel Dawson, has now revealed exactly what happened on Sunday - it's quite the story.

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Speaking to the Mirror, he recalled: "I ran onto the pitch at the end of the game to celebrate and shook hands with some of the players.

"The stewards came over and restrained me and I was walking off when Wilshere shouted.

"I turned around and he was laughing saying 'what a guy' before giving me his shirt.

"All the Arsenal fans cheered and I walked off with the police. I complied with what they were telling me to do.

"Obviously, I didn't want to lose Wilshere's shirt and shoved it down my trousers. The stewards managed to rip it out, though.

"I'm absolutely gutted. I know I am going to get a big fine and I haven't even come away with the shirt."

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Class from Wilshere but his gesture ultimately back fired on Dawson.

The Gooner has since tried to contact Wilshere on social media as means of attaining a replacement jersey but has yet to receive feedback. 

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