Wilshere reacts to suggestion Wenger may be part of Newcastle

Date printed: Friday 15th October 2021 2:05 – Joe Williams

Jack Wilshere has joked that Arsene Wenger may signal him if he changed Steve Bruce as Newcastle United supervisor.

The Magpies confirmed in a press release on Friday that Bruce can be accountable for their match on Sunday towards Tottenham, which is able to mark his 1000th match as a supervisor.

That situation has regarded increasingly more probably because the week has gone on with the membership’s new homeowners vowing to take their time over any main choices.


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A lot of managers have been linked with Bruce’s job, together with Graham Potter, Brendan Rodgers, Antonio Conte and Frank Lampard, with the sensation the previous Manchester United defender will lose his job sooner quite than later.

Newcastle are at present marooned within the relegation zone after failing to win any of their opening seven Premier League matches of the season.

When requested if his former boss at Arsenal, Wenger, can be a very good short-term alternative at Newcastle, Wilshere was not sure.

“That’s the primary I’ve heard of that, however yeah 100%,” Wilshere informed talkSPORT. “I’m unsure if he’s the correct man to have a relegation battle and hold them up.

“He would get them enjoying good soccer. He’d perhaps wish to recruit some gamers, perhaps me! He’s an excellent supervisor, however on the high of the league.”

👏 “I owe him just about every thing.”

🙌 “He gave me my alternative, managed my profession, and all the time caught with me!”

Jack Wilshere outlines how particular Arsene Wenger is as a supervisor and a mentor. 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/T4EAHe4X3V

— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) October 14, 2021

Talking in one other interview with PA, Wilshere claimed that Arsenal will miss Granit Xhaka now he’s out for a number of months injured.

Wilshere mentioned: “Granit is somebody I performed with in my previous few years on the membership. He was all the time a very good team-mate, a very good staff participant. He clearly has his difficulties with the followers however that’s simply the kind of character he’s.

“He’s a passionate character, he needs to do nicely, he’s pushed and desires to be the perfect he could be and I believe the followers are beginning to see that now.”

Wilshere added: “The final recreation towards Brighton, I believe Arsenal actually missed him.

“They missed his high quality to place the foot on the ball and begin assaults. He’s the perfect participant within the present squad at doing that so they should work out a strategy to play with out him there.

“He’s injured and they’re going to be with out him for a number of months – I believe they’ll positively miss him.”