Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Wenger Gives Jack Protection From Pearce

Wenger Gives Jack Protection From Pearce

After missing the entire season for Arsenal, Jack Wilshere could also miss the start of pre-season after struggling to overcome his ankle injury.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is playing it safe with the English midfielder after Jack has suffer a few set backs. He was first ruled out for the season, then the Euros, followed by the Olympics and now possibly the start of the season.

'I do not want to set the Olympics as a target because I do not know whether Jack will be fit to start at the beginning of the season. When we start pre-season training on 9 July, if he can join in, then we have won the battle, but that is not guaranteed. " said the Gunners manager.

'You get the first knock, but think: 'OK, at least I will be ready for the Euros.' Then you have to convince him: 'Look my friend, it will not work for the Euros.' You knock him down again.'

'Then you set him another target - the Olympics. But if he doesn't make it, he will lose a complete appetite for rehab because it's difficult. Let's take our time and not set any specific targets."

The most important thing for him is to focus on day-to-day work and see if he can get better.'

This is of course Arsene Wenger not only protecting his asset but also the mind and his well being of his player, and I wouldn`t be the least bit surprised to see Jack ready for the start of the new season (that said I wouldn`t be surprised to see him ruled out till Christmas either).

Stuart Pearce has shown a tremendous amount of selfishness (not for the first time I might add) in his comments and statements regarding Jack Wilshere, you can almost feel his sense of self-importance radiating from his smarmy views that it matters not what Arsene or Jack think, he has the power to pick the player if he so wishes without even the slightest regard for the people who pay his wages or the player himself.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Saturday April 28 2012
Time: 12:12PM

Comments

0
I don't blame AW at all. I cannot even begin to imagine the trauma this young lad must be going through not knowing when he would be able to play again. The poor lad has missed a whole season. We all know how that affected RAMBO. About Stuart Pearce, this are the same clowns that complain about ARSENAL all the time but are always at the Emirates.
phreddy
28/04/2012 12:26:00
0
Stuart Pearce is like some kind of comic book super villain who will stop at nothing to prove to his detractors just how awesome he is. He doesn't care who gets hurt in the process, he will show them who's boss. Pity he's a s*** manager.
Rocky7
28/04/2012 12:35:00
0
Unless Pearce names Wilshere in the actual squad, we should relax till then.
prits
28/04/2012 22:17:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Lewis Tips Joshua to Win

Recent Arsenal Articles

Arsenal Will Go For Broke At Tottenham - Wenger

Arsene Wenger, in the wake of the win over Leicester, has admitted Arsenal, as we bid to keep alive hopes of a top-four finish, will 'gamble' to win at Tottenham on Sunday.

New Deal Imminent For Oxlade-Chamberlain?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Arsenal future will be secured shortly? The England midfielder will be offered a new £100,000 a week deal to fend off Liverpool interest.

Wenger On Fuchs-Alexis Throw-In Kerfuffle

Arsene Wenger believes Leicester's Christian Fuchs should have been booked for throwing the ball at Alexis Sanchez during Arsenal's crucial victory on Wednesday.

Vital View - Premier League, 25th-26th April 2017

Spurs reacted to a Chelsea win with a one too to close the gap. Sunderland are on the brink after losing in the Tees-Wear derby at Middlesbrough, still likely to join them?

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leicester MotM
Suggested By:
Cech2%
Bellerin7%
Gabriel7%
Koscielny0%
Monreal7%
Xhaka42%
Coquelin7%
Walcott0%
Ozil0%
Gibbs0%
Sanchez21%
Sub-Welbeck7%
Sub-Giroud0%
Sub-Ramsey0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 33 22 8 3 74 47
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Arsenal 32 18 6 8 60 24
7 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 34 11 5 18 38 -8
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 33 10 7 16 37 -13
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 34 5 12 17 27 -19
20 Sunderland 33 5 6 22 21 -33
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2017 4:30PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 7 2017 4:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.jordanwelch6
2.phreddy2
3.Jimmy the Saint1
Write for Vital Football