Wenger insists Wilshere can inspire England.
"France had Zinedine Zidane. When the France team played well it was all Zidane, but the others could play. Before that we had (Michel) Platini. In the history of the French national team, the results stopped when Platini stopped.
"They also stopped when Zidane stopped. You need a good generation but you also need one player. Did England's stop when Bobby Moore stopped? You should be positive because Jack can take that mantle.
"Like Zidane, Jack is not fazed by the importance of the game. He is not inhibited. He is young, only 22. He has the capacity to take that mantle on and carry the nation's hopes. He can do that.
"Maybe he tried too hard to take on that mantle, but that is normal at his age."
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