Photo: Calum Chambers sends message to fans ahead of Arsenal v Chelsea

Calum Chambers thanks his followers for the their support after the Arsenal youngster turned 21 on Wednesday

Calum Chambers has taken to social media to thank his followers for their support after the Arsenal starlet turned 21 on Wednesday.

The Gunners defender has found his first-team opportunities limited this season and has only made eight appearances in the Premier League for Arsene Wenger’s side so far this term.

He has racked up a total of 16 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal so far this term.

And the England international looked to be in good spirits as he posed for the picture above and sent a message to his fans on Instagram.

Chambers shared the picture and wrote: “Thanks for all the birthday messages! Looking forward to the year ahead! 21”

MORE: The latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: The latest Arsenal player tweets

The defender will be hoping to be involved when Arsenal host champions Chelsea in the Premier League at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Gunners head into the game top of the Premier League table on goal difference ahead of second-placed Leicester.

Arsenal have not won the title since their famous unbeaten triumph back in the 2003-04 campaign.

Paul Scholes
'He's been special': Paul Scholes praises Man United star Bruno Fernandes
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City players about Man United
Thomas Tuchel
Danny Murphy predicts where Man United and Chelsea FC will finish
Paul Scholes
'He's been special': Paul Scholes praises Man United star Bruno Fernandes
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City players about Man United
Thomas Tuchel
Danny Murphy predicts where Man United and Chelsea FC will finish
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature