Report: This is when Jack Wilshere will play comeback match for Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder is closing on a comeback.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is to make his return in just over a week's time, The Mail report.

It is claimed by the paper that Wilshere will make his comeback in the under-21 clash against Newcastle United next Friday.

Wilshere has been out all season after breaking his leg in training last summer, and at the time it was not envisaged that he would reach April without playing a single first team game.

Wilshere has struggled with injuries throughout his young career, but ended last season in terrific form, and had hoped to be on the verge of really kicking on.

The Mail report that Wilshere stepped up his training last week, and has the under-21 match targeted for a comeback as he bids to prove his fitness.

He is desperate to earn a place in England's Euro 2016 squad, and barring any further setbacks, he should be back in time to just about gatecrash Roy Hodgson's selection, but he could have a big impact for Arsenal before the season is out too.

The Gunners are still chasing the Premier League title despite being 11 points behind Leicester with a game in hand, and a player as talented as Wilshere returning for the final few games could make a big difference for a team which has not clicked in midfield for months.

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