Scholes during BT Sport coverage.

Paul Scholes mocks Jack Wilshere on live TV after seeing his ice skating tweet

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After what seems like years without kicking on, Jack Wilshere finally appears to be an established member of Arsenal's starting XI.

The creative midfielder started the 2017-18 campaign in their Europa League side before impressing enough to break into Arsene Wenger's Premier League team.

Wilshere starred for Arsenal in Thursday's 3-2 win at Crystal Palace and will have his sights set on securing a place in England's squad for the 2018 World Cup.


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One man who will go down as one of the all-time greatest English midfielders is Paul Scholes, having showcased his world-class technical ability whilst winning it all at Manchester United.

The Man Utd legend was in the BT Sport studio for his former club's 0-0 draw with Southampton, and afterwards, he dropped a funny one-liner at Wilshere's expense.

Wilshere makes Tweet of the Year shortlist

As 2017 comes towards an end, BT's Jake Humphrey had picked out some of the best tweets of the year and wanted a response from Scholes, Martin Keown and Owen Hargreaves.

Wilshere made the shortlist for his funny post on Twitter earlier this month after going ice-skating with his family, which referenced his terrible injury record.

The tweet, which has now racked up nearly 10,000 retweets and over 40,000 favourites, read: "Positive week, managed to get through 20 minutes of ice skating without getting injured."

Scholes destroys Wilshere

When Wilshere's tweet came up, presenter Humphrey asked: "Can you not go ice-skating with your family anymore if you're a football player that's had a few injuries?"

Check out Scholes' brilliant response in the video below:

In true Scholesy fashion, he replied: "Jack Wilshere can't, no chance! Not with them ankles. He's got to look after his football life, not his family life now."

Of course, Scholes' comment, which caused laughter amongst the pundits nonetheless, was a joke, but on a more serious note, it is vital that Wilshere steers clear of injuries.

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As talented as he is, the 25-year-old Englishman hasn't played enough over the past few years and will hope that a season of regular first-team action can fully relaunch his career.

What do YOU make of Scholes' joke about Wilshere going ice-skating? Have YOUR say in the comments box below!

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