Jack Wilshere has joined Championship side Bournemouth on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
The 29-year-old spent a year on loan with the Cherries in 2016 while he was an Arsenal player in search of a chance to prove his fitness and get regular football.
He will now return to the south coast for the remainder of the season, having been without a club since his release from West Ham in the summer.
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Wilshere was unable to get regular football under David Moyes, though he claimed that - despite a history of injury problems - he was largely left out of the first team due to footballing reasons rather than any lack of fitness.
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The midfielder had suggested after leaving West Ham that he was interested in a move abroad rather than remaining in England, but will now drop down to the Championship after failing to finalise a deal elsewhere.
Wilshere played 27 times for Bournemouth in the 2016/17 season, but managed only 18 appearances for West Ham over the course of two years. If he is able to prove his fitness over the remainder of the campaign then he would be free to join another club ahead of the 2021/2022 season.
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