Paul Mariner urges Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere to join West Ham United

Diego Costa of Atletico Madrid holds off Granit Xhaka and Jack Wilshere of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final second leg match between Atletico Madrid  and Arsenal FC at...

West Ham United are among the clubs reportedly interested in Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere in the summer transfer window.

Jack Wilshere of Arsenal celebrates victory with fans during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2018 in London, England.

Paul Mariner has suggested to ESPN FC that Jack Wilshere should leave Arsenal and move to West Ham United in the summer transfer window.

Wilshere is out of contract at Arsenal this summer and has yet to sign a new deal with the North London outfit.

According to The Express, new West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini wants to sign the 26-year-old England international midfielder on a free transfer this summer.

Everton, Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham are also reported to be interested in the midfielder, who earns £100,000 per week as salary, according to The Sun.

Former Arsenal centre-forward Mariner has urged Wilshere to leave the Gunners and move to West Ham this summer.

Hakan Calhanoglu of AC Milan clebrates the opening goal with Ricardo Rodriguez as Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between...

Mariner told ESPN FC about Wilshere: “I think if he goes to West Ham, he will be asked some serious questions, new manager in there.

“I would like to see Jack go to a new club. I think at West Ham there are in a little bit of rebuild phase, new manager comes in. Get yourself out there, Jack. Show everybody what you have got.”

Jack Wilshere of Arsenal is closed down by Tiemoue Bakayoko of Chelsea  during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2018 in London, England.

Good move for Jack Wilshere?

Arsenal are one of the biggest clubs in the world, and leaving the Gunners for the Hammers would be a step down at this moment in time.

With Unai Emery now in charge of the Gunners, Wilshere could well get more playing time next season under him than he got this past campaign.

However, joining West Ham this summer would allow the England international to start afresh, and given Pellegrini’s attacking philosophy, he would flourish in the Hammers’ midfield.

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