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Wright excited by Arsenal superkid Wilshere

Arsenal legend Ian Wright is like the rest of England - he's excited about the potential of Jack Wilshere.

The teenage midfielder was outstanding in the Carling Cup win over Tottenham.

And Wright told Absolute Radio: "Jack Wilshire for a kid of 18, they could not get near him. Now I don't know Giovanni and Pavlyuchenko played up there in a line instead of maybe Giovanni dropping back and making an extra man in the mid-field, but he just seemed to get so much time on the ball and even when there were players on him, its like what Spain do, Arsenal still give it to you.

"If you can't do anything you give it back, one touch and move again, but what we don't do a lot in this country is we don't give it to people when they've got people up. Like Spain, they're constantly giving it to each other, so they're comfortable with that, if they can't do it they give it back.

"Jack Wilshire does that, lends the ball, keeps moving and keeps moving, and Glen Hoddle made a great point, he never got in advance of the ball until he actually made the break to do the cross for the goal, he's obviously been told to do everything in front, get on the ball as much as you can, make things happen."

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