Jack Wilshere Could Be On The Verge Of A Shock Move To Italy, According To Reports

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Jack Wilshere, talented as he is, was unlucky to come through the Arsenal ranks during the height of their 'Banter Era' - a cursed age for anyone who stepped foot on the Emirates turf.

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The exact timeframe is hotly contested by Gunners fans. Some believe it started directly after their Champions League loss against Barcelona in 2006, when stadium repayments limited their spending. Others believe it began around 2010, when Arsene Wenger fielded this team of living memes.

Regardless, they were fun years – and it seems that Italian champions Juventus are also big fans. Not only have they recruited former Arsenal flapper Wojciech Szczęsny, but now they're after Jack Wilshere too.

According to outlets Gazzetta dello Sport and Tuttomercatoweb, the Turin club want to take a chance on the midfielder. It's not yet known whether Wilshere would be up for a move to Italy, however – he chose Bournemouth over Roma last season, remember.

No word yet on whether Juve plan to lure Emmanuel Eboue out of retirement for one last mission, but here's hoping. If only Bendtner was still wearing the stripes, too.