“I remember sitting next to Samir Nasri later and he told me: ‘You’ve taken your game to another level now. You need to stay at this level.’
“That was a great night. I’m not sure I’d say it was my peak.”
Wilshere never lived up to his immense potential, with injury hampering him during his time at Arsenal.
It also meant he failed to meet expectations at West Ham, with the England international released by the Hammers last year.
And Wilshere has admitted he regrets not listening to the physios more, saying: “I remember having conversations with the physios in my first year in the Arsenal team.
“They were like: ‘Look, you’re playing a lot…’ I told them: ‘I want to play.’