Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in an interview with Arsenal’s official website over the weekend revealed he will take actions this new week against the absurd off-pitch smoking behavior of Jack Wilshere.
Although Wilshere proved his commitment by arriving back to the Arsenal training camp last Thursday. Which was three days earlier than expected of the England star. With the rest of Arsenal’s England contingent due to be back in training on Sunday after their dismay World Cup outing.
However the players decision to cut short his holiday following his second smoking scandal in less than a year, it is unlikely that he would escape further sanctions from both the club and Wenger.
When asked about the pictures of Wilshere in the press. Wenger said:
“I haven’t spoken to him so it’s very difficult for me to make any statement. I know what you can make of pictures – I have to speak to him really to see what happens before I come out publicly. I’m not deeply concerned by it. I just want to know what happened and before I know what happened, I don’t want to talk too much about it.”
The Gunner boss when asked on when he will speak to Wilshere said:
Wenger however, hailed the player. insisting the 22-year-old has the potential of becoming better and that the only thing the player needs is to have a good preparation and focus on getting really fit ahead of the new season. The boss also believed that should the player go on to have an injury-free season, he will record a great season.
“He’s at an age where you want him to move forward. He has the potential. I believe for him, the most important [thing] now is to have a good preparation and focus on getting really fit. Jack is a great player – he has a football brain and he’s ambitious. I’m sure that [if] he’s injury free, he will have a great season.” The Arsenal boss Added.