The 18-year-old defender has become a topic of conversation on social media after photos of him were compared to those of the Arsenal midfielder.
Many have suggested that the teenager looks like the England international wearing a blonde wig, but the defender has taken to Twitter to defend his look.
Whatmough tweeted: "why is everyone i saying I look like Jack Wilshere with a blonde wig 😫 look nothing alike 😂."
Lookalike: Jack Wilshere and Jack Whatmough. pic.twitter.com/fWnpBAoFYm— Champions Arsenal (@tomgunner14) August 21, 2014