Everybody seemed thrilled for Jack Wilshere after he completed more minutes this season than in the previous two combined

Jack Wilshere’s loan move to Bournemouth raised a few eyebrows in the summer, but after another good performance for the Cherries in their 1-0 win over Leicester, it’s Jack and Eddie Howe who are reaping the rewards.

The Arsenal midfielder’s fitness has long cast a shadow over what promised to be a superb career, but time spent with the south-coast side seems to be benefiting him.

A tackle like this might have seen the England international on the floor for some time last season.

And perhaps the best news of the night for the 24-year-old came when he completed more minutes than in the previous two seasons combined.

The game also marked the sixth occasion Wilshere completed 90 minutes this season – manager Howe was particularly impressed.

Bournemouth fans have certainly taken Jack to their hearts, and aren’t concerned by a lack of goals or assists.

It seems to be a mutually beneficial relationship, with Wilshere getting game time and Bournemouth enjoying his playing style, moving up to eighth for the time being.

The questions is: could Wilshere make the Vitality Stadium his permanent home?

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