By Chris Harris
Jack Wilshere is learning when to show off his skills - and when to rein them in.
The 18-year-old has been a revelation this season and was voted Arsenal.com Player of the Month for September after a string of influential displays. But his age has occasionally betrayed him - he was dispossessed twice at Sunderland after trying one trick too many in dangerous territory.
However Wilshere is learning on the job and has not made that mistake since. He attributes his constant improvement to the coaching and coaxing he has received from Arsenal's established stars in training.
"[I’m learning] that things sometimes have to be done quicker, sometimes you can dribble but sometimes it has to be one touch," he told Arsenal.com.
"Every day you learn when you watch someone like Cesc Fabregas, though it’s not just him. There are players like Samir Nasri and Denilson and you can learn anything from them.
"They’re top class players and the best thing to do is train with them every day."Copyright 2017 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