Jack Wilshere is determined to keep up his fitness as he bids to get back into professional football following the termination of his West Ham contract.
The midfielder was putting in the hard yards during a run near his London home as he considers his options after agreeing to end his two-year association with the Hammers.
The former Arsenal and England man has had interest at home and abroad but is said to be weighing up a move to the MLS.
Jack Wilshere is keeping up his fitness after agreeing to cancel his West Ham contract
The midfielder was seen running near his London home as he considers his options
Wilshere is desperate to get his career back on track after a spate of injury problems which have stopped him reaching his potential.
Sportsmail revealed last month that West Ham had been planning to get the midfielder’s £100,000-a-week salary off the wage bill with his contract set to end in in the summer of 2021.
The club had been hoping to find a buyer but with no takers they agreed to pay the remaining £3.9million that was left on his deal.
The 28-year-old claims to have been fit for the last eight months of his West Ham career
Wilshere has been linked with a move to the MLS as he looks to get his career back on track
After leaving the club on transfer deadline day, Wilshere issued a statement claiming he had been fit for the last eight months.
He said: ‘When I joined the club in the summer of 2018 I joined with great hopes and was excited to join the club I supported as a boy.
‘Despite all of my best efforts and intentions, it has not worked out as I’d expected.
‘I have been fully fit for a large period of time at the club, including over the course of the last eight months but unfortunately have not been given the opportunity to play.
He looked to have a promising future ahead of him after making his Arsenal debut at 16
‘Although I am frustrated I was not able to fully showcase what I am capable of at West Ham, I remain convinced that I can still contribute at the very top of the game.
‘I am still hungry and ambitious.’
The 28-year-old was tipped to have a big future when he became Arsenal’s youngest ever debutant before going on to make his