The West Ham midfielder faces more time on the sidelines and, although his career has been a good one, imagine if fitness issues had not been a part of his career?
It’s very frustrating. The following players are/were so talented and so enjoyable to watch, but they became far too friendly with the physios.
Injury has played havoc with their careers and when news of Jack Wilshere being sidelined for six weeks emerged it made us think of the levels certain players could have reached if they remained fit.
Some have won major honours, so this isn’t talkSPORT.com saying these footballers didn’t reach the top of their profession, but imagine a dodgy knee hadn’t hampered Roberto Baggio from the age of 18 or Marco Reus’ career hadn’t stalled? That’s what is being pondered here.
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