MANUEL PELLEGRINI was satisfied with what he saw, despite his West Ham United side slipping to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Swiss Challenge League side, FC Winterthur, in their opening pre-season warm-up match.
Speaking to whufc.com about his move to West Ham, Wilshere said: "It feels good, it feels special".
"I've got good memories of my childhood supporting West Ham, watching them at Upton Park".
The country locked in World Cup fever for nearly a month now, West Ham United have been quietly going about their business in a bid to improve their squad, build upon their 13th place Premier League finish last season, and appease unsettled fans who made their discontent well-known on several occasions throughout the 2017/2018 campaign.
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Wilshere said there were various factors that influenced him to join the club.
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"I want to be playing here in front of the Hammers, and my bond I've had with the club over my childhood will make it even more special".
'The fans, of course - everyone knows how big West Ham's fanbase is - and especially in this new Stadium.
Emery's predecessor Arsene Wenger had recommended that the club offer Wilshere a new contract after a series of impressive performances last season.
Wilshere has 34 England caps and has scored two goals for his country, both against Slovenia in qualification for Euro 2016.
Not many current West Ham players have the CV that Wilshere possesses and this experience could prove to be invaluable as the Hammers aim to break into the Premier League's top half next season.