Arsenal’s Star Midfielder Jack Wilshere Suffers Hairline Fracture, Can Be Out For Weeks

Jack-Wilshere Ankle InjuryEnglish Premier League club ’s midfielder has suffered a hairline fracture to his right ankle.

The injury can keep him out for six to eight weeks.

The international suffered a heavy tackle at training on Saturday, a day before Arsenal’s 1-0 triumph over in the final of Community Shield, reports on Thursday.

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He will not require surgery but he is expected to miss the first two months of the new season.

The 23-year-old’s career has been plagued with injuries. Last season too he was sidelined for five months following a left ankle injury.

After two surgeries he returned to play in the Football Association (FA) Cup final where Arsenal beat 4-0.

In June, he played in England’s friendly draw with the Republic of Ireland and their victory over Slovenia in an European Championship qualifier.

Both ankles have required surgery since he first sustained a stress fracture in his right ankle during pre-season in 2011 and was ruled out for 17 months.

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