Jack Wilshere reacts on Twitter to Arsenal's Champions League win

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Jack Wilshere said he was 'proud' of Arsenal's Champions League performance.

Arsenal are through to the last 16 of the Champions League.

The Gunners needed a 2-0 win over Olympiakos to secure progression, and exceeded that challenge, winning 3-0 thanks to a hat-trick from striker Olivier Giroud.

The win caps a remarkable comeback, after they lost their first two games of the campaign, and three of their first four.

In the end nine points were enough to ensure their progression behind group winners Bayern Munich.

Injured midfielder Jack Wilshere sent a message on Twitter to the players after the game, expressing how proud he was of their performance.

Arsenal avoided the fate suffered by Premier League rivals Manchester United last night, who were eliminated after a loss against Wolfsburg.

Wilshere has been out injured all season and subsequently missed the entire Champions League campaign, but has been given a chance to feature in the knockout stages now if he can recover in time for the February fixtures.

The draw for the last 16 will take place later this month. The Gunners finished second in their group behind Bayern Munich, and join Manchester City and Chelsea in the knockout rounds.

 

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