The West Ham United midfielder admits he has missed a lot of matches in the London Stadium but remains excited to bring his “career back on course”.
Jack Wilshere has declared his move to West Ham out of Arsenal has not exercised, while expressing a desire to get back into playing matches week-in, week-out.
Wilshere turned down the opportunity to sign a contract extension with the Gunners in 2018 and finally chose to join West Ham on a free move that summertime.
The 28-year-old spent the first ten decades of his career in Emirates Stadium but not really managed to meet the promise he showed as a teen amid a series of injury problems.
The very same issues have overshadowed his first two seasons in West Ham, and his potential is once more the topic of much speculation along with his current agreement set to expire in 2021.
Wilshere has just featured 16 matches across all contests since moving into the London Stadium, also it’s been reported that the Hammers might look to profit on the midfielder until he’s a free agent.
The former England international player has not yet given up on turning around his career but does acknowledge that his time in West Ham hasn’t gone according to plan.
“It has not worked out for me personally, I will be truthful,” Wilshere informed Stadium Astro. “It has not gone exactly the way I needed it to, I have missed too much soccer, I have not played enough matches.
After exploding onto Premier League and Champions League scenes together with the Gunners, Wilshere was originally tipped to attain the highest level of this match.
He was a routine in England’s setup for some time despite his physical fitness struggles but slowly drifted into anonymity and found himself on the fringes of this activity under Arsene Wenger.
A debate over salary reportedly resulted in the diminutive playmaker’s ultimate departure from the Emirates, nevertheless, and he was not able to maintain his momentum going at West Ham.
“I clearly had begun [my career] well at Arsenal, I had been enjoying it, I was enjoying it, nearly taking it for granted. I then picked up an accident and that I kind of began to understand my own body, began to realize this occurs in soccer.
“I enjoyed my time at Arsenal, and I moved to Bournemouth, had a fantastic season but picked up another accident.
“I came back, had been told I could quit but managed to remain and fight my way back in the group and had a fantastic year.