Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/18/13
Bayern Munich vice-captain Bastian Schweinsteiger believes there is an answer to those Arsenal fans pining for their past greats - Jack Wilshere. Ahead of Tuesday night's first leg of the UEFA Champions League last-16 tie, Schweinsteiger has labelled Wilshere one of the best midfielders in the world. And the Germany international believes Wilshere, 21, can be the cornerstone of a Gunners' resurgence after admitting they have lost ground on their European rivals in recent years. "Yes the days are gone when they had players like Tony Adams or Thierry Henry - maybe they are still wishing for those players," he said. "But they still have a good team. You only have to look at Jack Wilshere who is an excellent player. "After he was out for so long, he is back now and showing his form. "In his position, he is one of the best players there is." Wilshere's long-awaited return to Arsenal ranks this season was celebrated by club and country after he missed more than a year with a persis...
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