According to reports, Jack Wilshere is finally set for a return after missing nearly a year of football.
The 24-year-old last featured in a competitive match for the Gunners in the 2015 FA Cup final victory over Aston Villa.
Wilshere did play a part in the summer’s Emirates Cup tournament but a leg injury, followed by several setbacks have seen the midfielder sidelined for much of this season.
After weeks of post-rehabilitation activity the Mail are now claiming that Wilshere will make his comeback in the Arsenal under-21 clash against Newcastle United next Friday.
The England international is hoping to resume full-training with the Arsenal first team by this time week as Arsene Wenger’s men target a strong finish to the campaign despite trailing league leaders Leicester City by 11 points.
Roy Hodgson recently suggested that Wilshere is still likely to be included in the national team squad for Euro 2016 due to his exploits during the qualifying round of the tournament.