JACK WILSHERE is reportedly leaning towards the MLS after he agreed to cancel his West Ham contract this month.
The ex-Arsenal midfielder is seeking to rebuild his career and had expressed an interest in LaLiga or Serie A.
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But he would now prefer a move to the USA, according to the Mirror.
The 28-year-old and West Ham mutually agreed to cancel his contract earlier this month.
It was believed to be worth around £100,000-a-week.
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Wilshere had been at the London Stadium since 2018 when he moved on a free after his Arsenal contract expired.
Injuries limited the ex-England international to just 19 appearances for West Ham.
Although he claimed he was fit and ready for selection for his last nine months at the Hammers – suggesting he was simply not picked by David Moyes.
Wilshere featured in just one game for the East London side this campaign – the 5-1 win against Hull in the Carabao Cup on September 22.
And despite the disappointing way his West Ham career turned out, most fans wished him well on his departure.
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The boyhood Hammers fan was recently spotted training in a park as his search for a new club goes on.
And speaking after he left West Ham, he said: “I’m open to anything really. I think I want to try something different, I’m leaning towards that.
“Maybe LaLiga, Italy, something a little bit different and not many English players have done.
“I was in this position when I left Arsenal. What I learnt from that is take your time and make sure it’s right for you.
“I’m not saying I have regrets going to West Ham because in my head things would have turned out differently but that’s football – but this time I’m going take my time and find something that suits me.
“I just want to be happy and be playing football again. Honestly, I can’t tell you the last time, probably when I signed for West Ham, the first three games before I picked up an injury.
“That was probably the last time I was happy playing football.
“I just want to be happy, going back on the pitch, get a smile on my face, play 20-30 games a season where I’m an important player for a team.
“Obviously it didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to and I was frustrated about that but that’s football.”
Earlier this week, Wilshere leaped to the defence of former team-mate Mesut Ozil saying he’s ‘Arsenal’s best player’.