Arsenal's Jack Wilshere speaks about first senior action for nearly six months

The Arsenal midfielder has been looking back on the match against Hull City in which he made his long-awaited return.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been speaking about his return from injury in an interview with the club’s official website.

The 23-year-old returned to first-team action against Hull City on Monday evening, after a spell on the side-lines that robbed him of five-and-a-half months of senior competitive action.

Now the England international will be hoping to make up for lost time, even if he knows he will not be rushing back given the severity of his problems.

“I’m just happy to get back on the pitch and get some minutes under my belt,” the Arsenal star said. “I feel fitter for it, I’ll train next week and hopefully get some minutes next week as well.”

Arsenal got back to winning ways following their 0-0 draw with Chelsea, defeating Hull 3-1 courtesy of two goals from Alexis Sanchez and one from Aaron Ramsey.

The game was won by half-time, with the Gunners racing into a healthy lead and Stephen Quinn’s second-half header a mere consolation.

As for Wilshere, he came on with 22 minutes remaining and given the evening it was the perfect opportunity for him to get some game-time without Arsenal needing to chase the game.

It is clear that the midfielder is very happy to be back, but with Arsenal impressing in his absence, he will have to work harder than ever to ensure he is a regular in the starting line-up again next season.

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