West Ham United fans fear Jack Wilshere has suffered another setback in his return from injury.

Wilshere was expected to return to full-time training with West Ham’s senior squad this week according to manager Manuel Pellegrini.

The 27-year-old has only played just five minutes for the Hammers since September 1 due to injury problems with both ankles this season.

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‘Wilshere almost ready’

“Wilshere is almost ready, he played already one game with the U21s last week and probably will play another one,” Pellegrini told Sky Sports last week.
“Next week, I think he will be working 100% with our squad.”
The game Pellegrini was referring to was West Ham Under 23s’ crunch match against Derby County in Premier League 2.

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Midfielder no-show in game he was due to play

West Ham needed a win to boost their hopes of survival in the top division but ended up drawing 2-2.
The big talking point from the game, though, was the unexplained absence of Wilshere.
 
The former Arsenal man was nowhere to be seen and no reasons were given by the club.

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Fans fearing the worst

That gave rise to concerns from supporters that he has suffered yet another setback.
Many questioned West Ham’s decision to sign the injury prone but talented star given the club’s dismal record with injuries over the years.
Wilshere is on £100,000 per week at West Ham (Spotrac), meaning he has picked up over £5million in wages so far.
That works out to over £1million per game.