Wenger, however, is looking to keep Wilshere at Arsenal in the hope he can get fit and prove his deserves a new contract.
In a report by the Daily Star, the Gunner's manager was said to have been very clear in his attitude towards keeping the 25-year-old on the books for this term, amid reported interest from other clubs.
The England worldwide has just one year left on his current contract with the Gunners and as his first team prospects look slim at the Emirates for this season, it is likely that he will be sold before the transfer deadline day.
"I wanted first him to come back, he is coming out of a fracture. I think he needs games now", said Wenger. He might play again on Monday night. He is not far away now.