Date: 13th July 2019 at 2:56pm
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Jack Collison sent Jack Wilshere a message after the West Ham midfielder tweeted about featuring in the ’ 3-2 win over Altach.

Wilshere took to his personal Twitter account on Friday to mark pre-season having gotten underway on Thursday against the Austrian club by saying “up and running.”

Wilshere’s post, which was accompanied by a picture of him in action, saw former Hammers midfielder Collison send a three-word message to share that he thought it was great the 27-year-old was back playing again.

“Great to see,” wrote Collison via his verified Twitter account.

Wilshere, who earns £100,000-a-week (Source: Spotrac), had a 2018/19 campaign to forget at . After joining the Hammers from , Wilshere was only able to make eight appearances for ’s side. Wilshere spent 193 days stuck on the sidelines in his latest campaign due to an ankle , which resulted in him needing surgery, and he’ll hope that his injury demons are now behind him (Source: Transfermarkt). The 27-year-old did end his 2018/19 campaign fit and given that he was fit enough to feature against Altach on Thursday, then it does sound like his upcoming season could be a better one for West Ham. When Wilshere was able to stay fit in his 2017/18 campaign, while still at Arsenal, the midfielder showcased his impressive talents. The midfielder featured 20 times in the , averaged a rating of 6.82, picked up one Man of the Match award and had a pass success rate of 89.8% (Source: WhoScored). If Wilshere can rack up similar numbers, if not better, for the Hammers in his upcoming campaign, he could become an asset to Pellegrini.