MX23RW : Monday, February 18 19:32:06

West Ham United confident of signing free agent Jack Wilshere?

West Ham confident of signing Wilshere?
© Reuters
West Ham United are reportedly the favourites to sign Arsenal's out-of-contract midfielder Jack Wilshere as they are willing to pay him £130,000 a week.

West Ham United are reportedly increasingly confident that they can complete the signing of out-of-contract Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.

The 26-year-old is said to have been informed in face-to-face talks with new boss Unai Emery on Monday that the club's £100,000-a-week contract renewal will not be improved.

That means a 20% pay cut for the England international, who hinted on social media last week that he is ready to bring an end to his 17-year stint with the Gunners.

Wolverhampton Wanderers, Crystal Palace, Everton, Newcastle United and Juventus have all been tipped to make a move but, according to The Sun, West Ham are the frontrunners as they are willing to offer £130,000 a week.

New Irons boss Manuel Pellegrini is said to be a big admirer of Wilshere and intends to build his team around him, and United have been informed that the player would prefer to stay in the capital.


Click here for more stories about Jack Wilshere

Click here for more stories about Arsenal

Share this article now:
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere in action during his side's Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid on April 26, 2018
Read Next:
Palace join race to sign Wilshere?
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
9Everton2796123639-333
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account