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Former professional football turned Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp has told the Daily Mail that Jack Wilshere should consider joining West Ham United during the summer and revive his career in the same way ex-Arsenal Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did when he joined Liverpool in January.
Wilshere has endured a difficult career at the Emirates, with the 20 Premier League has made made so far Arsenal proving to be the most he has made in a single season for the club since his breakout scene in the 2013/14 season and there seem to be questions over his long-term future at the club.
Report from the Daily Star sometimes in March revealed the England international is out of contract at Arsenal in the summer, and while the Gunners have offered him an extension, they absolutely want him to take a pay cut while the likes of West Ham, Everton are reported vying for his signature are willing offer him more than the £120,000-a-week that he currently earns.
And with the season now ended, the Sky Sports pundit suggested he seriously needs to consider leaving Arsenal for West Ham given how loved he would be playing for the Hammers.
Redknapp told the Daily Mail:
“Jack is loved by the Arsenal fans. Like Kane at Tottenham, he is one of their own. I have been critical of him in the past as he can offer so much more. He does not have as many goals and assists as a player of his talent should. A new manager will demand more — as he will from all the players in the Arsenal comfort zone.
“But Wilshere may also see how Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has developed since leaving the Emirates. Clubs may be nervous about Jack’s injury record but he’s as fit as I’ve seen him in years. West Ham could be a good move. Their fans love a maverick who will conjure moments of magic. Jack could help West Ham light up the London Stadium.”