Arsenal midfielder Wilshere has ankle surgery

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere says he has undergone ankle surgery and expects to be sidelined until December.

The 19-year-old England international sustained the injury in June and hasn't played since it flared up again in a preseason game against the New York Red Bulls.

Wilshere wrote on Twitter on Monday: "Had my operation and all went well! I am feeling good will spend the night in hospital to monitor me but apart from that I am happy!"

On Friday, Wilshere tweeted he hoped to be back "around Christmas time."

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