Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has talked about a move to Danish side Aarhus as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s move to Barcelona has been described as a ‘gift’
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Jack Wilshere has opened up about how his heartbreaking conversation with his 10-year-old son led him to leave Arsenal.
The 30-year-old signed for Danish side Aarhus this week after spending much of the season training with Mikel Arteta’s side following his release from the Championship team. Bournemouth last summer.
Wilshere’s arrangement with Arsenal was solely aimed at helping the former England star get back to full fitness, with Arteta repeatedly insisting that the player was not part of his long-term thinking but instead The midfielder feels “unloved” at the club.
It comes as Arsenal’s transfer business faces scrutiny after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick for the new team Barcelona following his free transfer from the Gunners on transfer deadline day.
And Arsenal’s Visit Rwanda sponsorship deal has been reviewed.
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Arsenal’s £10m-a-year sponsorship deal with Visit Rwanda has been examined amid alleged sport-cleansing.
The term ‘sports wash’ is defined as ‘where sport is used as a tool to legitimize or enhance the reputation of an individual, group, company or nation-state’.
It is often associated with wealthy nations through sports sponsorship, influence or organizing events.
And the actions of authoritarian president Paul Kagame and the arrest of Paul Rusesabagina have led to accusations of human rights abuses.
Rusesabagina’s daughter Carine Kanimba has now accused the country’s regime of using the funding to “hide human rights abuses and make it look like a happy country, when it’s not.” “.
Business transfers face scrutiny
Arsenal’s transfer business took a hit after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick for Barcelona in their LaLiga clash with Valencia on Sunday.
The former Gunners captain joined Barcelona on a free transfer window after being ostracized by Arteta for disciplinary violations in December.
But fans, including Piers Morgan, have now opposed the decision to let the striker go, while Barca midfielder Sergio Busquet described Arsenal’s decision to let Aubameyang move in for free as a “gift” “.
Wilshere’s Deep Goodbye
Jack Wilshere says he felt “unloved” at Arsenal, and recalls the heartbreak telling his 10-year-old son he couldn’t find a new club.
The former England international joined Danish side Aarhus this week after training with the Gunners to stay fit for much of the season.
Now, he’s talked about moving to Denmark – and revealed he’s asked his son to let him know if it’s time to hang up his shoes and “try something else”.
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