Arsenal midfielder Wilshere given two-match ban

London, Dec 20: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was banned for two matches by the English Football Association Thursday for making offensive gesture in a Premier League match.

The England international raised his middle finger toward Manchester City fans during Saturday’s game at Etihad Stadium, which Arsenal lost 6-3, reported Xinhua.

The ban will make him miss league matches against Chelsea Monday and West Ham Dec 26.

IANS