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Wilshere looking to follow Lampard and Gerrard’s footsteps

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has hinted that he would love to become a coach in the future.

West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is inspired to take a similar road as Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. The 27-year old admitted that although he still has a lot of time left in his playing career, he likes the idea of coaching.

“When I talk about what I want to do after my playing career, what interests me is the development of kids. I like coaching and giving advice to kids,” Wilshere said as per Goal.

“It is rewarding. I know Steven Gerrard started working with Liverpool’s youth team, used that as a stepping stone. Frank Lampard is at the top already. I see myself going into coaching kids, going into an academy and see if I enjoy it.

“When you have a playing career for 15 years, there’s a lot of pressure, traveling away and it would be nice to spend a bit more time at home with my family but I definitely want to do some kind of coaching.

“I look at Lampard and Gerrard and I think: ‘wow – fair play to you.’

“They’ve gone into a pressure situation where they are coaching. They are working but they also have to win games and that’s even more pressure.