Jack Wilshere praises new Arsenal signing

Jack Wilshere discusses Arsenal's Premier League title hopes this season

Jack Wilshere believes that Petr Cech’s title-winning experience could be the key for the Gunners as they bid to win the Premier League this season.

The Czech Republic international has been a regular fixture in the north London side’s first-team this season since joining the Gunners from local rivals Chelsea during the summer transfer window.

This season is being touted as Arsenal’s best chance of winning the Premier League for the first time since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 campaign.

Wilshere has been watching from the stands this term due to his current injury lay-off, and the midfielder feels that Cech’s arrival at the club has handed the Gunners a significant boost in the title race.

Speaking to Arsenal Player, Wilshere said: “We’ve added a world-class goalkeeper and he’s been massive for us with his experience.

“Apart from that, the team’s the same and I think a big part of [us challenging] is because we’ve been together for a few years and the younger British players have started to mature a bit and that’s really helped.”

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Arsenal are currently fourth in the Premier League table as they prepare for their trip to Bournemouth in the top flight on Sunday afternoon.

The Gunners were held to a goalless draw by Southampton on Tuesday.

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