Arsene Wenger confirms Jack Wilshere is fit

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Arsene Wenger has denied reports that he has at odds with the FA over their treatment of Jack Wilshere.

Reports emerged on Thursday morning that the Arsenal boss had been left fuming after Wilshere was played in both of England's friendlies against Chile and Germany, breaking an agreement to only play him in one.

To add injury to insult, Wilshere was reported to have returned to Arsenal's London Colney training ground with an ankle knock and faced a fitness test ahead of the tie against Southampton.

But Wenger has poured scorn on those reports and says that not only does he have no problem with the Football Association, but Wilshere has returned fully fit.

"First of all Jack is not injured, that was not the right information," Wenger told Arsenal Player.

"Secondly, I have no problem with the FA, they respected completely what they told me and it was [for Wilshere] to play in one game and be on the bench in the other.

"They did that very well. So there is no misunderstanding there. Exactly [they did what we agreed]."

Arsenal have, however, questioned the FAs treatment of WIlshere in the past.

Wenger had privately pleaded with Roy Hodgson to use Wilshere sparingly after a tough season, but the England manager played him for a full 90 minutes against Brazil in the summer.

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