Barcelona's Cesc: England need Arsenal playmaker Wilshere

Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas feels England need former Arsenal teammate Jack Wilshere to make them tick.

Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas feels England need former Arsenal teammate Jack Wilshere to make them tick.

He believes his 19-year-old former Arsenal team-mate Wilshere — sidelined with an ankle injury — was sorely missed by Fabio Capello's men.

Fabregas, making his first return to London since quitting the Gunners for Barcelona in the summer, said: "England are a very solid team and if they have Jack back it will make a massive difference to them.

"He is the one with the talent to make things happen and on Saturday we didn't see that really."

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