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Capello: Wilshere is England's future

Fabio Capello has labelled Jack Wilshere the "future" of England as he prepares to use the Arsenal starlet in the 'Makelele role' on a permanent basis.

England manager Capello will start Wilshere in the friendly wit Denmark on February 9 with a view to making him the long-term first-choice in the midfield holding position he has failed to fill since Owen Hargreaves' career was stunted by injury.

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rafay2644d ago

He is one huge talent. For any doubters see the Ipswich game. It wasn't the hardest opposition, but that game really showed his vision.

no_more_heroes2644d ago

He has the potential to be like Xavi, if the English fans and Media allow him. WIth Wenger nurturing a talent like that, it's possible, 'cuz God knows England need someone like that.

crazyturkey2643d ago (Edited 2643d ago )

Walcott's runs + Wilshere's passes sounds great. On top of that they both play in the same club, so they must have a great understanding of each others way of playing.