No player is loved more by the Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern than Jack Wilshere. It hasn’t been an easy spell at the Emirates for the Englishman, with injuries really halting the development of his very obvious talent, but that hasn’t made him any less popular in the red half of North London.
He’s a player that is clearly passionate and loves the club, and so it’s no real surprise that that’s reflected by his popularity amongst the Arsenal faithful.
His future, then, has been an increasingly concerning topic of discussion for our resident Gunners, with Wilshere’s current deal set to expire at the end of the season.
Understand Arsenal have offered a new deal to Jack Wilshere. The offer is less money than his current deal but it's heavily incentivised. #AFC
— Ian Dennis (@Iandennisbbc) January 16, 2018
In responding to the news, the Gunners faithful have revealed their anger at the offer – with many questioning the apparently reduced base salary that Wilshere will be offered as a result.
That’s no real surprise, not least because of his fine form this season. The Englishman has been a creative hub in the middle-of-the-park, and whilst he certainly deserves a new deal – his form dictates improved terms, rather than the opposite. He’s clearly a key member of the team at this point, owing to his increased significance in the squad.
The Arsenal fans aren’t very happy, as you can see below…
They’ve offered less cause they know he’ll take it because he loves the club so much. Such a joke. Club is a shambles
— Mitch Franco
Club is in shambles. Insult to Jack's loyalty.
— Selwyn Crotz (@Selwie) January 16, 2018
In that case I’d give Ozil no more than £30-40K a week as he has only just started playing for the first time in 3 years as he wants a new contract #OzilTheFraud
— Eighteen 86 (@StuartSherry) January 16, 2018
Why can't the club just be normal?
— Lord Zeus (@L0rdZeus11) January 16, 2018
how do we offer less money, club is beyond absurd
— larsso (@larsso30) January 16, 2018
Bloodyhell arsenal why? Why do that to the most commited player? Supposed to be the other way round.
— supersanti (@santi20782) January 16, 2018
No wonder why we lose players! We are just useless!
— Wonder Bhaku (@wbhaku) January 16, 2018
Arsenal fans – thoughts?
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