Mertesacker, Wilshere & more: Arsenal players gear up for Stoke on Twitter

Per Mertesacker and Jack Wilshere both tweet their thoughts ahead of Arsenal's trip to Stoke City on Saturday

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Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny Photo: Wojciech Szczesny/Facebook

Arsenal head to Stoke City on Saturday afternoon looking for a win to keep pace with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

And plenty of the Gunners’ first-team squad were in positive spirits on social media on Friday afternoon ahead of their clash at the Britannia Stadium.

Here are our favourite pre-match updates in the lead-up to the game against the Potters, with Arsenal heading into the clash a point behind the Blues and in second place in the table.

Defender Per Mertesacker (@mertesacker) enjoys the pre-match training session will Santi Cazorla: “Getting ready with @19SCazorla for Stoke! COYG”

Forward Lukas Podolski @Podolski10) is looking forward to the game: “Stoke we’re coming! #afc #training #gunners #özil #bendtner #gnabry #podolski #aha #poldi #redarmy”

Midfielder Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) is predicting a difficult encounter against Mark Hughes’ men: “Training done getting ready for a tough game in Stoke tomorrow! #SCFCvAFC #AFC #LOVE”

And finally, goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny takes to Facebook to post a selfie with Wilshere ahead of their coach journey up north: “Wilshere and a selfie before a trip to Stoke. P.S I don’t know why Jack hasn’t got his top on! ;)”

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