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Groves: Arsenal could lose Wilshere

April 13, 2013
By ESPN staff

Arsenal are running the risk of losing star midfielder Jack Wilshere according to former Gunner Perry Groves.

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GettyImagesArsenal could lose Jack Wilshere according to Groves

Wilshere has only just returned to first-team action from an ankle injury, starting and playing an hour of Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Norwich.

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But the joy of welcoming back the England international has been tempered by former league winner Groves' admission that Arsene Wenger could lose the 21-year-old if the club does not end its silverware drought next season.

The north London club have not won a title since claiming the 2005 FA Cup.

“Arsenal have probably got another season of Jack Wilshere,” Groves told the Daily Star.

“If they don’t win anything Jack might think about moving on.”

The victory over Norwich moved Arsenal up into third spot on the Premier League table and given the club hope of playing Champions League football next season.

However, Chelsea, fourth on the ladder, have a game in hand on their London rivals.