Despite suffering another injury during Arsenal’s EFL Cup semi-final first leg against Chelsea on Wednesday, Jack Wilshere has assured fans that he won’t be out for long.
In fact, he could even be back to full fitness in time to face Bournemouth on Sunday, despite suffering ankle ligament damage.
Wilshere, who captained the Gunners in the cup tie, was substituted in the second half after he seemingly hurt himself in the process of blocking a cross.
Manager Arsene Wenger said after the game that Wilshere had suffered a slight sprain, but couldn’t be drawn into how long the midfielder would be out of action.
Thankfully, Wenger was happy to confirm that the injury was suffered to Wilshere’s “good ankle”. The 26-year old has seen his career riddled with a string of ankle injuries that have caused his career trajectory to stagnate.
However, Wilshere is enjoying a good run of form at the moment, having returned to the Arsenal line-up last month after recovering from a broken leg he sustained last season while on loan with Bournemouth.
And the England international made sure to assure Arsenal fans that he wouldn’t be missing for long.
Twitter: Thanks for all the messages and support after last night. Good news is i should be back in a couple of days https://t.co/LDagEVnHmp (@JackWilshere)
Arsenal drew 0-0 with Chelsea in the first leg of the semi-final, with the return match set to be played at the Emirates on January 24.