Towards the end of the first half of Bournemouth’s 2-0 defeat to Man City last night, Jack Wilshere blocked a shot on the edge of his own area.
He required some treatment on his ankle, which seemed to take a serious jolt, but carried on playing.
Unfortunately, he had to come off before half-time, replaced by his former Arsenal colleague Benik Afobe.
It’s the first time since he joined The Cherries that he’s had an injury scare, and boss Eddie Howe is waiting for the results of a scan.
“Jack just had a pain in his ankle,” he said, “but we will reassess both injuries and hopefully they are not serious.”
Both there refers to skipper Simon Francis who also had to come off in the first half.
Wilshere’s injury free spell on the south-coast has been aided by the fact nobody has tried to kick his foot off at the ankle, and no teammate has broken his leg in training, so it’ll be interesting to see how quickly he recovers from this one if it is a bit serious.
Fingers crossed it’s nothing but a tweak, but when it comes to Jack you never can tell.