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Arsène Wenger, the Arsenal manager, believes Jack Wilshere will finally fulfil his enormous potential, confounding the many critics who continue to question whether we will ever see the best of him.

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Arsenal: Jack Wilshere looks to Europe for help

Jack Wilshere feels matches like Tuesday’s Champions’ League clash with Borussia Dortmund are the best for developing his new role for England and said the Arsenal players want to win the trophy as a “present” to manager Arsène Wenger.

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