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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Jack Wilshere relishing competition

Jack Wilshere insists that he will relish the competition for places at Arsenal when the club’s injury-hit midfield returns.

Jack Wilshere is not guaranteed a starting place these days.
Jack Wilshere is not guaranteed a starting place these days.

- Horncastle: Arsenal hit top gear

Wilshere was left on the bench against Napoli on Tuesday night as the Gunners ran out 2-0 winners in the UEFA Champions League with an accomplished display.

Tomas Rosicky and Mikel Arteta have returned to the fold, while Aaron Ramsey, new signings Mesut Oezil and Mathieu Flamini have been in fine form and, with Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla all still to come back into contention, Arsene Wenger certainly has a lot of options.

"It was just a formation thing. I am feeling fine, (Tomas) Rosicky is coming back from injury and needed a game," he told Arsenal Player of the decision to leave him out. "I have played a lot of games recently, so I was just happy to get on and help at the end.

"We still have Santi Cazorla to come back, so we are going to have a great squad. When I (first) broke into the team, it was similar - there was (Cesc) Fabregas, (Abou) Diaby, (Alex) Song, players like that.

"It brings the best out of me and it will bring the best out of the other players as well. If we can keep everyone fit, we are going to be real contenders in all four competitions.

"We have not really had this over the last few years, all of this competition for places. We are all excited and we just have to keep it up now."

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