England exclusion due to wrong Arsenal positionin Here is your first Forum Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:30 am
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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was excluded from the England squad as he plays in the wrong position for the Premier League club, Three Lions' manager Gareth Southgate said ahead of Friday's clash with Germany.Wilshere has won 34 caps for England, including in the 2014 World Cup, but has not featured for Southgate's side since they were eliminated from the Bartolo Colon Jersey 2016 European Championships.
The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at Bournemouth before sustaining a season-ending injury in April but has returned to the Arsenal starting line-up during their Europa League fixtures this campaign."Jack played as a number 10 all of last season... ," Southgate told reporters. "That is not the way we are playing. When we have played with a 10, we have had Dele (Alli) and (Adam) Lallana.
"I don't think Jack is a 10. I Bartolo Colon Jersey think he is a deeper player, but he is not playing deeper."But I want to be clear: I really like Jack Wilshere as a player. I think he is a talent and I really respect him as an individual. And I'm hoping that we are in a position in http://www.officialfootballrams.com/Andrew-Whitworth-Jersey March where we can pick him."Wilshere, whose contract expires at the end of the season, has scored twice in eight appearances for Arsenal but is yet to start in the Premier League.
The playmaker expressed his love for the London club, saying he would like to extend his 10-year stay at the Emirates and fight for his spot in the starting XI."I've been here 10 years, I love this club and feel like I have a special relationship with the fans," Wilshere told Standard Sport. "Of course I want to stay."At the moment I'm concentrating on getting into the Premier League team. I've been playing quite a lot of football and I'm happy with where I am fitness wise but I want to be playing for Arsenal in the league."
England play Brazil on Tuesday before the league resumes with Arsenal hosting Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby on Nov. 18.Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says it "would be a dream" to play under French great and current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane in the future.Hazard has been instrumental to Chelsea's success since joining the club in 2012, winning two Premier League titles, a League Cup and the Europa League, and has scored three goals and provided four assists in 13 appearances this season.
Media reports have repeatedly linked the Belgian with the Spanish champions and the 26-year-old did not rule out a future move to Real Madrid."Everyone knows the respect I have for Zidane as a player, but also as a manager. He was my idol," Hazard told Belgian TV channel RTL. "I do not know what will happen in the future. However, for sure, to play under Zidane would be a dream."I am enjoying life at Chelsea. I still have a lot of things to achieve with them. I am focused on playing for Chelsea."
Hazard said that he would also enjoy a reunion with former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who is currently at league rivals Manchester United."Of course (I would enjoy working http://www.chiefsshop.us.com/WOMENS-DJ-ALEXANDER-JERSEY.html with Mourinho again). I like facing him also as an opponent. If we were to work together in the future it would be with pleasure," Hazard said.Hazard has been called up for Belgium's friendlies against Mexico and Japan and will reunite with Chelsea, who are fourth in the league, ahead of their trip to West Bromwich Albion on Nov. 18.