Jack Wilshere has revealed his current progress with the injury which has kept him out since the beginning of the season.
The 23-year-old suffered a hairline fracture to his left fibula during pre-season training which required surgery to put things right. It was later revealed that he would be out for three months.
However, he has revealed that he is “working hard” to come back in the stipulated time, which could be during the festive period.
“It’s going well,” he told Arsenal Player. “I’m working as hard as I can to try to come back. I know what it takes because unfortunately I’ve been injured a few times in my career and I know what it takes to come back. I’m not going to rush it. I’ll make sure my body’s right and at the moment I’m feeling good.
He has suffered many injuries in his career, but the player who Xavi touts as the future of England says this present one ranks up there as the worst.
“Mentally this one has been the toughest to take because I had a big injury last year, came back, got myself fit, back in good form, played for England. Then I cut my holiday short for two weeks and came in to try to get myself right for this season.
“I thought, ‘This season I need to be fit for the whole season and go into the Euros with a whole season behind me’. Unfortunately on the last day of pre-season I got injured so it was probably the toughest one for me to take.”