>
My tribe

Arsenal loanee Wilshere: I'm a Bournemouth player now

Arsenal loanee Jack Wilshere has claimed that he is only thinking about his loan spell with AFC Bournemouth at the moment.

Arsene Wenger, last week, claimed that despite Wilshere's loan departure from the Gunners, he sees the midfielder's long-term future with the North London club.

When asked about his Arsenal future, Wilshere said: "I don't want to talk about that at the moment.

"I'm a Bournemouth player now in my head. I want to help Bournemouth get as high up the league as possible and also for myself I want to play 25 or 30 games.

"I don't care what people say. The decision was down to me and it was best for my career. I could have sat at Arsenal and just come on now and then. The manager couldn't promise me I would play now.

"That wasn't good enough for me. I want to play week in and week out. Bournemouth have given me the opportunity to do that."

Wilshere came off the bench for his Cherries debut in the 63rd minute of Saturday's 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Vyom Chaudhary
About the author

Vyom Chaudhary

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?