Jack Wilshere posts message on Facebook following Bournemouth loan move

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Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere has joined Premier League side AFC Bournemouth on a season-long loan.

The news broke throughout transfer deadline day, and was officially announced in the evening, after it was revealed that Eddie Howe's men had fended off the likes of Crystal Palace, AS Roma, and AC Milan.

Since completing the temporary move to the Vitality Stadium, Wilshere has took to his official Facebook page to release a statement regarding the loan deal.


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He wrote: "I’m delighted to have joined @officialafcb on a season long loan and would like to thank everyone at the club for making me feel so welcome."

Wilshere has had a slow start to the 2016/17 season within the Arsenal ranks, having been an unused substitute in the opening game of the season against Liverpool, and only appearing after the 70 minute mark in the two following fixtures, against Leicester City and Watford respectively.

Sam Allardyce has also made it clear that this season he wants his England squad members to be playing regular first team football for their clubs in domestic competition.

With Wilshere only making it on the field of play during the last 20 minutes in two of the first three matches so far this season, this lack of game time could well be the driving force behind his decision. 

With the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Santi Cazorla, Granit Xhaka, Francis Coquelin, and Mohamed Elneny all vying for a spot in the Arsenal midfield, it's clear to see that Wilshere was not going to be a regular for Arsene Wenger.

You can see Wilshere's full Facebook post below.

The Arsenal academy graduate went on to say: "I had a good chat with the manager and feel sure that this is the best place for me to play and develop this season. 

"I am looking forward to working hard every day with the coaching staff and my new teammates to help the club achieve success on the pitch. Thanks for all of your support as always." 

Jack Wilshere made his debut for Arsenal in 2008 after graduating from their youth academy, and since then, he has made 105 appearances for the club scoring six goals.

He has also gained 34 full international caps, scoring two goals for his country.

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