‘Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere can be as good as Xavi and Andres Iniesta’

Dani Alves believes that Jack Wilshere has what it takes to reach the same level as Barcelona duo Xavi and Andres Iniesta

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Jack Wilshere signed a new Arsenal contract until 2018 last month Photo: Nike

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Dani Alves believes that Jack Wilshere has the ability to reach the heights of Barcelona duo Xavi and Andres Iniesta – and would love to see the Arsenal midfielder join Barcelona.

The England international has been one of the Gunners’ top performers this season after making a successful recovery from the knee and ankle injuries that kept him out of action last season.

Wilshere impressed for Arsenal when he came up against Barcelona in the Champions League in 2011 – and Alves admits he is a fan of the 21-year-old midfielder.

Alves said: “He is a great player who we have met playing against Arsenal and without doubt he can reach the height of the players we have here at Barcelona like Xavi and Iniesta.

“He has a lot of quality and a great personality. If I was given the chance to choose, he is a player that I would sign for Barcelona.”

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