Stevie Nicol and Alexis Nunes square off at predicting the top fixtures from the Europa League.
By contrast, Wenger will bring him in against Red Star Belgrade tonight at the Emirates, but it is the Arsenal manager's decision to restrict him to just 13 Premier League minutes that is understood to be behind Southgate's decision to reward Tottenham's Harry Winks' impressive debut against Lithuania with another call-up.
The 25-year-old has had bad luck with injuries throughout his career, including a broken leg in April which cut short his time at Bournemouth on loan.
"In my head, he's more a little bit higher up [the field]". I would encourage [Southgate] to do it.
'I have another trio we play tomorrow night, ' Wenger said. Wenger has picked Wilshere six times for Arsenal this season, nearly exclusively in the cup competitions, and the manager feels that the midfielder has found an encouraging groove.
"I personally think that with a super-fit Jack - I don't know how you can keep him out of the English squad".
Arsenal have only failed to score in one of their last 26 games in European competition - at the Emirates against Barcelona in February 2016 (2-0).
"I said many times that would be decided in December", he said when asked about Wilshere's contract. "And it would be a positive one, because you have the World Cup, you have a new manager who hasn't called him up yet".
Despite his good form, however, Wilshere still has to wait another month before he finds out whether Arsenal will offer him a new contract. But Wenger insists that the player does not need any special treatment.
The Arsenal boss has used his second string for both the Europa League and Carabao Cup, and said the team's attitude across all competitions has really pleased him.