After making his switch to the Vitality Stadium last summer in search of regular first-team football, he has since vastly improved under the watchful eyes of Cherries boss Eddie Howe.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recently hinted he intends to recall the midfielder but Wilshere doesn’t want to be drawn on whether or not he is interested in a return to the Emirates Stadium.
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Rather, Wilshere says he has, till now, enjoyed his loan spell with Bournemouth and claimed the opportunity of first-team football will be the main deciding factor in where he plays next year.
As quoted by Sky Sports, he said:
“My main focus at the minute is on playing for Bournemouth, getting them out of the position they’re in and back to winning ways.
“I’m concentrating on the next three or four months and then I’m not sure what’s going to happen.”
When quizzed if Arsenal had already offered him a new deal, Wilshere said: “I leave that to my agent.
“I’m just concentrating on maintaining my fitness, playing games and I’m enjoying it. As long as I’m here I’m going to enjoy it and help Bournemouth.”
The midfielder has so far appeared in 21 Premier League games under Eddie Howe for this season, four more than he made in the past two seasons with Arsenal.
“At the end of the season, when I sit down and think about [his future], that will be a big factor,” he admitted.
“I need to play, that’s why I came here. Bournemouth gave me that opportunity.
“We want to maintain our Premier League status and we know it’s going to be a big job. It’s going to be hard but we are up for it.”