Arsene Wenger might not have been heralded as a great footballer during his playing days, but the Arsenal manager showed he has some mad skills, by nailing the crossbar challenge in the first try.

On Arsenal Member's Day, the players and the manager put on a show for the fans at the Emirates, but what caught the eye the most was Wenger's ability with the football.

Helping out a young kid, Wenger showed everyone how the crossbar challenge is done, by hitting a sweet volley right onto the woodwork.

The almost sheepish smile followed, but there is no denying Wenger can be right at home with this technically-gifted Arsenal side.

Meanwhile, Wenger has waxed lyrical again about Jack Wilshere, who the Arsenal manager expects to step up and have a big season.

"He's a top-class player with a top-class potential," Wenger told the club's official website. "No matter how good you are in life, you need to have a consistent presence at the top.

"Today, what top-level sport doesn't suffer is to be in and out because it's too demanding physically [to stay in].

"What you wish for Jack is that he can compete now for six months without any problem, or for a year without any problem, and then you will see the player we all know he is."

Injuries have been Wilshere's bane, and you feel if the midfielder can shake off those problems and manage a steady run in the side, he can have the kind of breakout season Aaron Ramsey enjoyed a couple of campaigns ago.

The talent is undoubted, not it is just about showing it consistently with every game. Wilshere showed he is determined to do just that by coming in early for preseason, and that is as good a sign as any that this could be the year that Wilshere shows his potential consistently.

Below are the videos of Wenger nailing the crossbar challenge.

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