One of the biggest positives from an ultimately frustrating evening at West Ham United was Jack Wilshere’s performance.
The Arsenal midfielder was in fine form in midfield, linking up particularly well with Olivier Giroud - although he was left to rue the chance that he put over the bar in the second half.
“I should have hit the target, there’s no denying that and on another day I probably would have if it was on my left,” Wilshere told Arsenal Player. “But it happened really quickly and it fell to my right and I swung at it and unfortunately didn’t catch it right.
“But I felt good out there, I have been waiting for that chance for a while. I have played a few games in the Europa League and the Carabao Cup and I’ve been desperate to play. I was happy to get the start and I thought I did alright.
“The Premier League is a bit different, a bit quicker than the Europa League or Carabao Cup so it took some getting used to but I felt god, I felt free, I felt my touch was good and I linked up with the players well but there’s obviously more to come.”
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