Arsenal midfielder Wilshere given two-match ban

IANS| Updated: Dec 20, 2013, 10:56 AM IST

London: Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was banned for two matches by the English Football Association Thursday for making offensive gesture in a Premier League match.

The England international raised his middle finger toward Manchester City fans during Saturday`s game at Etihad Stadium, which Arsenal lost 6-3, reported Xinhua.

The ban will make him miss league matches against Chelsea Monday and West Ham Dec 26.