Wenger: Wilshire in U-21 squad
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims Jack Wilshere has
definitely made Stuart Pearce’s 23-man squad for the European
Pearce had been expected to announce his squad on June 1 but the
Football Association have confirmed that may well be brought
forward to Thursday afternoon.
Wenger said: “I heard he has been picked. We just have to accept
and respect the choice even if we think it is the wrong
Despite Wenger’s opposition, Wilshere’s selection is no
surprise, with Pearce having included him in his provisional 40-man
squad earlier this month.
Fellow senior international Andy Carroll was also included but
it is yet to be confirmed either way whether the Liverpool striker
will take his place in the final 23.