Dyke thinks that Wilshere should have known better.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been given a two match ban for an obscene gesture to Manchester City fans during the Premier League clash on Saturday.
Wilshere was jeered by the home supporters and responded by showing a middle finger to them, something FA chairman Greg Dyke thinks the England international was stupid to do.
“As a supporter I sympathise with the players because of the flak they get from the crowd. People can lose their cool very quickly but he [Wilshere] has got to learn,” Dyke told talkSPORT.
“He’s very well paid to play the game and he’s got to learn to cope with it.”
The Gunners lost the match 6-3 and it was a result that made some doubt the north London club’s title credentials.
City looked strong in the match and it ensured that the 2012 English champions maintained their impressive 100% home record this term.
Wilshere will now miss the important clash with London rivals and second placed Chelsea on Monday, a game which could see Arsene Wenger’s men slip off the top of the table if defeated.
The 21-year-old has played an important part in the team’s success this campaign and the absence of the midfield ace will come as a big blow – especially in a period renowned for being congested with fixtures.
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