Chelsea FC join West Ham in race to sign 25-year-old

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Whilst the photograph doesn't reveal too much, it shows just how much Jack Wilshere retains affection for the Hammers, becoming apparent it would be his club of choice now that his contract has expired.

"I hope that, next week, or before we finish July, the fans of West Ham will have good news", he told the club's official website .

"I want to be playing here in front of the Hammers, and my bond I've had with the Club over my childhood will make it even more special".

It was confirmed last month that Wilshere would be leaving Arsenal, having spent his entire career there to date, after discussions with new manager Unai Emery.

A source close to the deal said it was now "70 per cent" complete and although negotiations with the 25-year-old's club, Lazio, were dragging the move is understood to be likely to go through now.

It is expected that West Ham and Lazio will eventually thrash out terms that will see Anderson sign for the club-record fee.

Modric reveals Croatia biggest concern ahead of England clash
England have made their way to the semi-finals of the World Cup , the first time they have done so since Italia 1990. But Henderson is confident the issue will not prevent him from lining up in Gareth Southgate's starting XI in Moscow.

"The fans, of course - everyone knows how big West Ham's fanbase is - and especially in this new stadium".

Furthermore, he still remains the youngest debutant for the Gunners, making an appearance against Blackburn Rovers in 2008 at the tender age of 16 years and 256 days.

"They called me not every day but a lot of times telling me to come here", he said.

Despite those concerns and a decent loan move in 2016/17 at Bournemouth has seemingly seen Wilshere regain his fitness back and last season he featured in 38 games for Arsenal across all competitions.

Wilshere has been capped 34 times by England but was left out of Gareth Southgate's squad for this summer's World Cup after being part of the side in Brazil four years ago.

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