England midfielder Wilshere, 20, has been out for 14 months with niggling ankle and knee injuries, but his agent confirmed he is set to be included in the first-team squad at Norwich on Saturday (3.30am Sunday AEDT).
Wenger feels despite the disappointment of Wilshere's extended absence - which forced him to miss both
"After a serious injury, you have apprehension because many times it is linked. In your memory you have a moment where you have been hit and you will try to avoid getting in the same position again," said Wenger.
"Jack has none of that - he has not been injured in a specific tackle. He had a stress fracture that came slowly, so he has no memory in the game of having been kicked by anybody or injured by anybody."
At his pre-match press conference, Wenger had rejected suggestions Wilshere would be quickly reintegrated into the first-team squad, having earlier this week had a run-out in a specially-arranged friendly.
However, Wilshere's agent
While Wilshere is not expected to get any game time at Carrow Road, the whole experience will help aid his rehabilitation after such a long period in the treatment room.
Wilshere is likely to play in another under-21s game against Everton next week, and then come into contention for the Capital One Cup tie at Reading on
Wenger accepts the 20-year-old is impatient.
"Players always think they were ready and when you speak with them six months later and ask 'do you think now you were ready?' They will say no," he said.
"It's not up to Jack to know that. His job is to play - he does not decide."
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Wenger, though, feels too much importance for England's hopes must not be placed just on Wilshere's return.
"The fate of the country is never to turn round to one player. You have to have many good players and if you have to wait until one player comes back, that means something is wrong," he said.
"Even a player like [
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Nevertheless, Wenger feels Norwich striker
"Holt gave us some problems last year, especially at the Emirates, he had a fantastic game there," said Wenger.
"Last year I looked at him, like many clubs, not to buy him but just to see his numbers because he impressed against us.
"We were second best at the back last year and that is what we have to correct tomorrow.
"I have seen Norwich this season, and they have played some good football - they do not give you an easy game."
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