Arsenal star has been revealed to have broken his foot against Denmark.
Arsene Wenger will not be happy. Already a vocal opponent of mid-season friendlies and the need to protect the fibreglass Jack Wilshere, his press conference on Friday should make for interesting viewing.
One vocal supporter of the Gunners is Piers Morgan who spelled out the farce surrounding the midfielder in light of his injury.
Ridiculous that England physios let @JackWilshere play on for 38 minutes after he broke his foot last night. Their job's to protect him.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 6, 2014
Wilshere was injured in a tackle with Liverpool's Daniel Agger, and had to be stretchered off the field in the 11th minute of the friendly with Denmark.
The Arsenal midfielder however surprisingly got up and continued for the Three Lions. He was substituted for the impressive Adam Lallana of Southampton in the 59th minute.
Morgan's views are often divisive, but on this occasion he raises a serious point. If Wilshere's injury is so severe that it was identified less than 24 hours that it was serious enough to keep him out of action for six weeks, why was he kept on the pitch?
Or if he aggravated it by staying on and made it as bad as it now is, why was he permitted to do so in a game of no consequence?
With Arsenal facing Everton, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Tottenham and Chelsea this month, the news that Kim Kallstrom is coming back is unlikely to cheer up fans, while it puts more pressure on the returning Aaron Ramsey to recapture his early season form.