Arsenal fans are going to be in for a treat tomorrow when they welcome West Ham and Jack Wilshere back to The Emirates for the first time since he left on a free over summer. Ahead of the game, Arsenal Fan TV asked the fans what their favourite Wilshere moment was in his time as a Gunner and the fans didn’t disappoint.
We welcome Jack back to the Emirates tomorrow – what was your favourite Wilshere moment as a Gunner? pic.twitter.com/SU0qJazl46
— AFTV (@AFTVMedia) August 24, 2018
Some Arsenal fans have picked his stunning goal against Norwich in the Premier League back in the 2013/14 season. The England man linked up with Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla to walk through The Canaries back line before Wilshere slotted the ball past a helpless John Ruddy with his weaker right peg. The goal was voted the Premier League goal of the season and it is one that Wilshere will likely never top.
Some other fans, though, have been leaning towards his performance against Barcelona when he was just 19-years-old. The young midfielder tore apart Barcelona as The Gunners romped to a 2-1 lead at The Emirates. Ultimately, Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona were too much for Arsenal and they won 3-1 in the return leg but the performance from a young and relatively unknown Wilshere really put his name on the map at the time.
You can read The Gunners’ verdict on Wilshere’s best Arsenal moment here:
Goal vs Norwich
— (@SeadKolasitank) 24 August 2018
— Khuzema. (@KhuzArsenal) August 24, 2018
Goal vs Norwich and performance vs Barcelona
— The EpicRant HQ AFC (@TheEpicRantHQ) 24 August 2018
Yang Jacky Boi destroying Prime Barcelona
— Olivier Giroud (@OvceTheGooner) August 24, 2018
When he dominated the likes of Iniesta and Xavi as a 19 year old!
— Guendouzi’s OP (@ItsTimeToGo4) August 24, 2018
Y'all just know that it's the great Norwich goal that will go down in history as one of arsenals all time goals
— Asante#10 (@asantekayawa) August 24, 2018
Well he scored the greatest premier league goal of all time
— R (@_BoyWonderFC) August 24, 2018
It will be strange for the Gunners cheering on their side against Wilshere tomorrow but they’ll be able to get over their love for the midfielder to back their side.