Tony Adams: Jack Wilshere for captain, why not?
Written by Renzo on March 28, 2011 21:30
Former Arsenal centre-back Tony Adams believes Jack Wilshere could indeed captain the Gunners in the future.
Speaking to Eurosport, the Englishman explained that the 19-year old has been fantastic for Arsenal this season after securing a regular place in Arsene Wenger’s starting eleven. Adams continued by describing the youngster as a winner, a refreshing element for the squad who is intelligent and technically gifted.
Asked if he could captain the side one day, Adams confessed he is a big fan of the midfielder and would be happy to see him take the role of the leader.
Adams was also asked who is in his opinion the Premier League’s best forward at the moment with the 44-year old sadly admitting that Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney is one to keep an eye on as we approach the last nine games games of the season.
On Jack Wilshere, he said:
I think Jack has been fantastic this year. He appears to be a winner. I’m excited that Jack has come through, an English boy and we need them at the Arsenal. I saw him in the Manchester City game and I thought he was better than Cesc (Fabregas) on the day.
I thought he was refreshing, intelligent and technically very good and physically he gets stuck in as well. I’m a big Jack Wilshere fan, Wilshere for captain, why not.
I have to say Wayne Rooney [is the best forward in the Premier League at the moment]. He’s just hit form, sadly for Arsenal, at a critical time which isn’t good for Arsenal but great for Manchester United.