Jack Wilshere admits FA charge over hand gesture

Jack Wilshere, Arsenal Credit: Lynne Cameron/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has admitted a charge from the Football Association over an offensive hand gesture made towards Manchester City fans, but has contested the mandatory two-match ban and the case will be heard by a commission today.

Television cameras picked up Wilshere raising his middle finger in the direction of home supporters at the Etihad Stadium during the second half of the Gunners' 6-3 defeat on Saturday.

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6pm deadline for Jack Wilshere to decide over FA charge

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere must decide by 6pm if he will accept a charge from the FA over an alleged gesture made towards Manchester City fans.