Santi Cazorla believes Jack Wilshere is the complete midfielder and has a “spectacular future" ahead of him.

The England international has made a highly-successful return to action this season after 14 months on the sidelines with ankle and knee injuries.

Cazorla has been impressed by the 21-year-old’s impact and his ability to quickly re-establish himself as a key member of the Arsenal team.

Cazorla on Wilshere
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 “He adds something extra and I’m gradually getting to know his style of play better,” the Spaniard told Arsenal Player. “His way of playing complements my own; in fact, we play in similar positions and that makes it easier for us to establish a greater understanding every day.

“As I’ve said, he adds that little bit more that we need in many of our games. His return from injury was a great plus for the Club and we all hope he can maintain the level he’s at because he’s very good.

“I didn’t know much about him when I came to the Club because he hasn’t been around for very long. He surprised me because he is such a complete footballer.

“He’s young and has a spectacular future ahead of him and he’s also got a lot of room to mature and develop. I have no doubt that he’s going to be even more important here in the future.”

Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source Rob Kelly 27 Feb 2013