Wilshere cigarette 'mistake'

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has admitted he made a mistake by smoking a cigarette, but says he will never be drawn in to it again in future.

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Hodgson: Wilshere smoking is Arsenal's responsibility

England manager Roy Hodgson says he won't talk to Jack Wilshere about smoking and has backed him to play for his country:

I trust Arsene to deal with that situation. He will make it clear, I'm sure, to Jack what his responsibilities are. I've had no problems of that nature with Jack, so I don't need to involve myself in it.

Jack's an Arsenal player who also plays for England. If Arsene thinks it's also good for me to have a word with Jack I'll be more than happy to do so but, as far as I'm concerned, it's Arsenal's responsibility.

– Roy Hodgson

Jack Wilshere admits mistake by smoking cigarette

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has admitted he made a mistake by smoking a cigarette, but says he won't get himself into the same situation in future.

Jack Wilshere

The midfielder was photographed smoking outside a London nightclub on Thursday morning, with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger later criticising the England international. Speaking to Arsenal Player, Jack Wilshere said:

"Players make mistakes. I am not a smoker. I spoke with the boss and he asked me what happened, I explained to him and we sorted it out. He put me in the team and hopefully I repaid him. I am not a smoker so I think that will be my last (cigarette)."

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