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Negotiations between the club and Wilshere, who missed the Gunners’ 3-1 defeat at Leicester after his wife went into labour, saw a breakthrough earlier this month after Arsenal improved an offer of £80,000-a-week plus bonuses to around £100,000-a-week.
“I give him only always one piece of advice: stay at the club,” Wenger told Standard Sport. “The noises I have is that he will do it.
“I don’t know how close he is to signing the contract but the noises are positive.
“So I hope that will be concluded very quickly and that he can go to the World Cup with England… and win the World Cup.”