Odds Slashed: Huddersfield made shock 3/1 favourites to sign Jack Wilshere

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere looks dejected

West Ham United have been heavily linked with the Arsenal star, but Huddersfield Town have now entered the race to sign him, according to the bookies.

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere applauds fans after the gameArsenal's Jack Wilshere 

Popular bookmakers SkyBET have slashed the odds on the Terriers winning the race to sign Gunners star Jack Wilshere, installing them as the new joint favourites with the Hammers.

The 25-year-old midfielder has endured a torrid few years, with injury problems preventing him from reaching his true potential, although he did make 22 Premier League starts during his loan spell with Bournemouth last term - the most he has made since the 2010/11 season.

With the wealth of talent in the midfield positions currently at Arsene Wenger's disposal at Arsenal, it is unclear whether Wilshere has much of a future in north London.

His talent is undeniable, and despite his obvious frailties, he would make a superb signing for either Huddersfield or West Ham.

SkyBET, however, are undecided on where he will be plying his trade next term. Slaven Bilic's men were clear favourites to sign the 34-capped England international yesterday at 2/1, but they have now drifted out to 3/1, and have been joined by David Wagner's men, with the West Yorkshire outfit coming in from nowhere into 3/1 with the Hammers.

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere in action with Aston Villa's Joleon LescottArsenal's Jack Wilshere in action 

Bournemouth have seemingly drifted well out of the race, and are listed at 12/1.

With just one year remaining on his current deal at the Emirates, Wilshere could be picked up for a real bargain this summer, and if Huddersfield manage to win the race to sign him, it could turn out to be a real coup.

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere with manager Arsene Wenger as he is subtitutedArsenal's Jack Wilshere with manager Arsene Wenger 

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