Arsenal boss Wenger: Wilshere primed for big World Cup

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists Jack Wilshere can have a successful World Cup. Wenger says he can then go on to shine in Brazil this summer.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists Jack Wilshere can have a successful World Cup.

Wenger says he can then go on to shine in Brazil this summer.

"I have spoken to Roy (Hodgson) about that and Roy looks to be very keen to take him," the Arsenal boss said.

"I just re-assured him that normally he would be fit if we don't have any setbacks with him.

"I don't want to rush his fitness. If he wants to come back he needs to be fully fit, for that I believe it is very important that we don't rush him.

"We want to do the basic work on his stamina so he can support the demands of the Premier League and the World Cup.

"This time we will take the needed time to build the basic fitness up on a very strong level."

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