Report: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere prefers West Ham move

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere warms up before the game

Arsenal looking to cash in on Jack Wilshere this summer.

Arsene Wenger said earlier this month that he wants to keep Jack Wilshere at the London club, but the England midfielder continues to be linked away from the Emirates.

Turkish club Antalyaspor have recently enquired about a possible move for Wilshere, but they walked away after learning Arsenal’s asking price.

Wilshere has less than 12 months remaining on his current deal, and the club are actively looking to offload him this summer.

England's Jack Wilshere in action with Australia's Robbie KruseEngland's Jack Wilshere in action with Australia's Robbie Kruse

According to reports from The Express, Arsenal value him at £20 million, and would prefer a sale over another loan move.

However, with Wilshere recovering from a fractured leg suffered in April, potential suitors - West Ham, Swansea City, and Newcastle United – are only keen to sign him on loan.

According to reports from Football London, Wilshere personally prefers a move to West Ham. But, the Hammers are looking to pursue a loan deal only.

The Telegraph reported last week that Premier League rivals Newcastle are heavily interested, with the Magpies weighing up a move for the Arsenal midfielder.

The 34-international cap star will be seen as a high profile signing for both these clubs, but unless Arsenal lower the price, a direct transfer seems difficult at the moment. 

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere warms up before the gameArsenal's Jack Wilshere warms up before the game

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