Our Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are split on how they feel if Jack Wilshere is to leave the Emirates this summer.
Arsene Wenger brought in Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and signed Mesut Ozil up to a new lucrative long-term contract in January after losing a certain Alexis Sanchez. Obviously, all of this got the Gunners in the bar very excited for the future. However, the one bit of news which would have completed it all would have been the announcement of Wilshere extending his contract.
With the new signings and their bumper wage packages, Wilshere would surely now want to be upping his weekly wages to go in-line with the big earners at the Emirates, and to a point return his loyalty to the Gunners.
However, our barman believes Arsenal’s final take it or leave it contract offer signals a certain intent for the Gunners and Wenger should be looking for alternatives already in the summer. Our landlord agrees with this statement and takes a look at TWO potential stars that could be an upgrade on the possibly departing Englishman…