Wilshere picture in West Ham kit as a child as he reveals ‘special bond’ with Hammers

first_img smart causal What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas targets possible standings Wilshere: “It feels good, it feels special. People will have seen the picture of me in a West Ham shirt and I’ve got good memories of my childhood supporting West Ham, watching them at Upton Park. My family and a few of my friends are West Ham fans so everyone’s buzzing.” pic.twitter.com/ON81voXof6— West Ham News (@whufc_news) July 9, 2018 The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January revealed gameday cracker REVEALED Alternative Premier League table based on expected goals – lucky Spurs? BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Jack Wilshere has finally completed his transfer to West Ham, with the former Arsenal midfielder penning a three-year contract with the east London club.Wilshere, 26, joins the Hammers after 17 years with Arsenal, progressing through the north Londoners’ academy to establish himself as one of their key players. “People will have seen the picture of me in a West Ham shirt and I’ve got good memories of my childhood supporting West Ham, watching them at Upton Park. It feels good and of course my family and a few of my friends are West Ham fans so everyone’s buzzing.”The picture of Wilshere wearing a West Ham shirt has come to light recently in the wake of the midfielder’s impending transfer to the Hammers, and you can see it below… Our new midfielder has arrived… #WelcomeJack pic.twitter.com/kPd7hm4YxZ— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) July 9, 2018Times have been harder for Wilshere in recent years, with a spate of injury problems keeping him from making an impact on the pitch, and the England international announced last month he would be leaving the Emirates this summer.West Ham have won the race for Wilshere’s signature on a free transfer, and they have managed to sign a player who grew up as a Hammers fan.His father and brother also support the Irons, and Wilshere told the West Ham website upon the confirmation of his move: “It feels good, it feels special.“Many people know that I’ve had a special bond with this Club growing up. sad day How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures ANALYSIS Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Tributes to ‘complete gentleman’ Martin Peters following England legend’s death REVEALED Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Latest West Ham newslast_img read more