Keane labels Wilshere as the most overrated player - FCNaija

Europa League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 23/02/2018

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has labelled Arsenal’s midfielder Jack Wilshere as the "most overrated player on the planet" after the Gunners suffered a defeat to Ostersund in the Europa League on Thursday.

The Swedish team defeated the Gunners at the Emirate Stadium 2-1 but Arsenal advanced to the next round on 4-2 aggregate.

Sead Kolasinac scored a second-half goal to keep Arsenal in the competition but Keane was of the view that "Arsenal are a great example of how not to start a game of football.

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"They are so slow out of the blocks. Poor attitude, no energy, no desire. It's not like a light switch, you can't just turn it on and off.

"A lot of that will come from the manager and his coaching staff, but ultimately it has to come from the player. You have to motivate yourself. You have your pride and you want to do well for yourself, your team-mates, your family and to turn up like that was a shambles.

"We have seen it so many times from Arsenal. They went to Nottingham Forest [in the FA Cup last month] with exactly the same attitude and lost. You make excuses for Arsenal all the time, but it’s a load of rubbish. The Arsenal players must drive you crazy. A shambles.

"You look for your senior players to lead by example…when Wilshere is your captain, to me, he is probably the most overrated player on the planet, " Keane said on ITV 

Arsenal will get to know their next opponent in the Europa League on Friday.

The Emirates outfit will face Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.