Official: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere join AFC Bournemouth on loan

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London, Sep 1: Arsenal FC midfielder Jack Wilshere has officially joined English Premier League side AFC Bournemouth on a season long loan.

The out of favour midfielder at Arsenal grabbed a lot of attention from several other clubs like Crystal Palace and AS Roma but the English player finally chose to move to Bournemouth.

Jack Wilshere unveiled at AFC Bournemouth (Image courtesy: AFC Bournemouth Twitter handle)

Bournemouth confirmed the news on Twitter as well as on their official website. AFC Bournemouth's Tweet read: 

Arsenal official statement read: "Jack Wilshere has joined Bournemouth on loan for the 2016/17 season."

Bournemouth's statement read: "AFC Bournemouth have agreed terms to sign Jack Wilshere on loan until the end of the season.

"The England international will join the Cherries for the 2016-17 Premier League campaign, after agreeing terms to join from Arsenal.

"The 24-year-old will bolster Eddie Howe's options in midfield and bring international experience, having been capped 34 times for England at senior level."

Club chief executive Neill Blake said: "Jack is a fantastic addition to the club.

"He is a player that needs no introduction and one that, quite rightly, our supporters will be excited to see in a Bournemouth shirt.

"He will bring a wealth of international and Premier League experience, so we are delighted to be able to welcome a player of his calibre to the club."

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