Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has admitted he made a mistake by smoking a cigarette during a night out last week.
The 21-year-old was photographed smoking outside a London nightclub in the early hours of Thursday morning, with Gunners boss Arsène Wenger later criticising the England international.
"Players make mistakes," Wilshere told Arsenal Player.
Just met up with England at SGP!! Get that same feeling every time! Big games time to focus! pic.twitter.com/5j54jVO8f5— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) October 7, 2013
"I am not a smoker. I spoke with the boss and he asked me what happened, I explained to him and we sorted it out.
"He put me in the team and hopefully I repaid him. I am not a smoker so I think that will be my last (cigarette)."
Wenger yesterday praised Wilshere's response after he scored in Arsenal's 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw at West Brom.