If left out of the squad entirely for Thursday's Europa League clash with Cologne, Wilshere's Arsenal career could be in serious jeopardy.
They have not played in this competition since losing the 2000 UEFA Cup final to Galatasaray but it could be seen as a route back to the Champions League.
"On the injury front we have no big problems, a few players have some response to the fact they played two worldwide games like Ozil and Ramsey, who are rested completely".
"It's always nice to have good players alongside you". Taking a more pragmatic view, though, Europe's secondary continental club competition could represent their best route back into its primary one.
Reiss Nelson of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Meadow Park on August 25, 2017 in Borehamwood, England.
The competition could, possibly, also provide the Gunners with an alternative route into next season's Champions League, an opportunity that Manchester United took up with aplomb last term. Although he has only been chosen to be an impact player from the bench so far this season, Thursday's match may offer him the chance to make his first start of the campaign. Arsenal my have had a battle-hardened core of English veterans, but Wenger nearly immediately brought with him a change of focus toward continental players and methods that saw careers extended and trophies lifted. Truth be told, few Arsenal supporters genuinely looked forward to watching the likes of Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski play at the Emirates on big European nights; it usually only results in pain and humiliation.
Alexis Sanchez is expected to play some part, as is midfielder Jack Wilshere.
Many fans have pointed out that the last two Premier League champions - Chelsea and Leicester - did not have the distraction of European football as they waltzed to their domestic trophy triumphs.
Hammers off the mark with win over Terriers
In the English Premier League , the teams West Ham United and Huddersfield Town are going to face each other today in the field. Will Bilic still be West Ham manager this time next week? And they indeed were able to get it.
Middle class income in the US tops $59000, a 3.2 percent jump
However, the Census Bureau warned against making direct comparisons because of changes in its methodology, made in 2014. Real median incomes for family and non-family households were up 2.7 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively.
Trump Administration Announces Termination of Popular DACA Program
Jose Torres attends a march in DTLA supporting DACA last week, after President Trump announced plans to phase out the program. However, during the 2016 campaign, Trump attacked DACA and stated that he would repeal it.