Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says he can handle the hype around him.

Wilshere has no problem being regarded as England's best hope for next year's World Cup.

"It doesn't worry me," he told the Daily Mail. "I saw it happen with Rooney. I remember watching him at 17 or 18, playing in the Euros, and all the excitement that was around him.

"It's not just me. There are a few players coming through who are hopefully going to become top, top internationals. Lads like Phil Jones.

"If it brings a certain responsibility that's something you have to deal with. You just have to concentrate on your game and focus on trying to improve."

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