Arsenal midfielder Wilshere hoping for injury-free run

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere hopes for an injury-free campaign next season.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere hopes for an injury-free campaign next season.

Wilshere saw his own progress last season hampered by a series of niggling injuries, but fees the ankle is now "100 per cent" as he prepares for Arsenal's tour to Asia.

"I am really looking forward to having a solid pre-season. I haven't had one in two years and once you miss it, you are always playing catch-up," he said.

"It's a chance to show the manager that you deserve to be in the team and I think there's going to be competition for a few spots, but that's a good thing.

"If you're going to challenge for trophies, you need a big squad. You can't expect 11 players to do it every week."

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