Date: 22nd February 2018 at 8:33pm
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has spoken publicly about the future of a midfield favourite at the Stadium, as he edges ever closer to the expiration of his contract.

international Jack now only has a few months remaining on his current deal and wants him to put pen to paper on a new agreement, after seeing the academy graduate re-emerge as a crucial member of his midfield.

has struggled with consistent injury problems in recent years, which have seen him struggle to earn consistent opportunities, and he spent last season 0n-loan with Bournemouth.

However, he’s re-established himself as a key member of Arsenal’s midfield core this season and has made 25 appearances in all competitions, scoring his first Premier League goal since a long injury lay-off against Chelsea in January.

Whilst he’s yet to sign a new deal though, Wilshere’s future remains up in the air and has urged the 26-year-old to agree a new deal. Quoted by The Evening Standardthe Frenchman said:

“That decision doesn’t depend only on me. I want him to sign very quickly. We are still to make the decision and find the pen somewhere. I’m happy to give him one.”

confirmed in December that talks regarding a new deal were ongoing but delays have been experienced due to Arsenal’s packed fixture schedule.