Wilshere reveals which former Arsenal star he misses the most

Jack Wilshere

Arsenal star Jack Wilshere names Barcelona ace Cesc Fabregas as the former Gunner he misses the most.

Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and shot-stopper Wojciech Szczesny are the latest to take part in all-new interactive initiative called The Chat.

The show is for the Gunners supporters to ask their questions to their Arsenal idols, which contains on-pitch questions to humorous scenarios away from football.

After a number of intriguing questions, 22-year-old England international midfielder Jack Wilshere was asked which former Arsenal player he missed the most from his time at the club.

He replied: “Cesc. He was a good lad and a good captain.”

The 26-year-old Spanish international midfielder spent eight years at the club, joining from Barcelona as a 16-year-old in 2003 before returning to the Catalan giants in a deal worth £35 million in 2011.

During his time at the club, he made more than 200 Premier League appearances, and was a part of the side which beat Manchester United in the FA Cup final on penalties in 2005.

His rise at Arsenal from youngster to key player was rapid, and during the 2008/09 season he became the captain taking over from former centre-back William Gallas.

Fabregas becoming captain coincided with Jack Wilshere’s own breakthrough as a 16-year-old, and he broke his Spanish idol’s record as being the youngest-ever Premier League debutante.

In the 2010/11 season, Wilshere finally partnered Fabregas in midfield and performed to such a high standard that he was voted ahead the current Barcelona star as Arsenal’s Player of the Year.

The summer that followed that season, however, proved to be the end of their on-field relationship as Fabregas was sold to Barcelona and Wilshere has since grown to be arguably Arsenal’s new playmaking midfielder.

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