Steven Gerrard expects Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere to become a big player for England.

The Liverpool midfielder backed his Arsenal contemporary Wilshere to establish himself for England after missing almost a year of football due to injury.

He said: "I think if he stays fit he's got the talent and the ability to be a top player for Arsenal and for England.

"He's had a disappointing time with injuries and I've been there myself. I hope he can get a good run in the team."