Jack Wilshere nets for Arsenal U21s after injury scare

 Jack Wilshere of Arsenal during the match between Arsenal U21 and West bromwich Albion U21
Image: Jack Wilshere hurt his right knee in the first half at Meadow Park

Jack Wilshere suffered an injury scare during Arsenal's U21 clash with West Brom on Monday night.

Wilshere, who is working his way back to fitness after suffering a fracturing his left leg during pre-season, went to ground holding his right knee during the first half of the 2-1 defeat at Meadow Park.

The injury-plagued England midfielder received treatment while on the ground as news of a setback spread like wildfire on social media.

However, Wilshere was able to make it back on to his feet and equalised after the break with his first goal in an Arsenal shirt since scoring against West Brom in the Premier League 11 months ago.

 Jack Wilshere celebrates scoring a goal for Arsenal during the match between Arsenal U21 and WBA
Image: Wilshere celebrates after cancelling out Joe Ward's opener

The 24-year-old, who scored twice for England in his last game of competitive football in June, played 90 minutes for the U21s last week and is now in line to make his comeback for the Gunners against West Brom on Thursday night.

Wilshere is desperate to feature for Arsenal in their remaining games as he bids to secure his place in Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

"I want to go to the Euros and I know that I have to get back into the Arsenal team," Wilshere told the Gunners website last week.

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"I have to persuade the England manager and Arsene Wenger that I should play."

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