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29/07/2021

English Premier League soccer star goes shopping in Limerick

English Premier League soccer star goes shopping in Limerick

Jack Wilshere, pictured at Gleeson Sport Scene with Stephen Gleeson, Sam Gleeson, and owner Steve Gleeson

THERE was a sprinkling of stardust in Limerick this Thursday, with a top English Premier League soccer star shopping in the city.

Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was pictured at Gleeson’s Sports Scene in William Street, where he was shopping with a friend who is from Limerick.

Wilshere, who now plays for fellow London club West Ham United, is out with an ankle injury, and is spending a few days on Shannonside while he recovers. It’s unclear when he will next feature for West Ham United – who face Southampton tonight – after picking up the fresh injury earlier this month.

Sam Gleeson, who served the 26-year-old, said: “He was very nice in fairness. As soon as I spotted him, I went straight over to him, when I noticed him at the door to ask him for a picture.”

Staunch Arsenal supporter Sam added: “It was unreal, surreal, you know? I was telling him how I had been over to the Emirates a few times, something he liked to hear.”

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Jack Wilshere, who moved from Arsenal this summer, came into Gleeson’s Sports Scene this lunchtime.

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