Photo: Jack Wilshere issues upbeat Arsenal rallying cry ahead of Liverpool clash

The Arsenal midfielder is feeling optimistic about the Gunners's chances of success this term

Jack Wilshere has backed the Arsenal squad to do something special in the Premier League this season ahead of their opening game against Liverpool on Sunday.

The Gunners will hope to end a 12-year Premier League title drought with a victory over Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger has signed three players in the summer transfer window so far, including Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka in a £33m deal from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach.

The north London side finished in second place in the Premier League table last term as England midfielder Wilshere missed most of the 2015/16 season due to a foot injury.

And the 24-year-old is optimistic that the Gunners can prove their critics wrong and do something special under Wenger this term.

Wilshere wrote the following caption on his Instagram page to accompany the above photo:

“Could be the start of something special…lets go lads #AFC”

Arsenal haven’t won the Premier League title since 2004 when Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira inspired the north London side to an unbeaten top-flight season.

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The Gunners failed to win any silverware last term after winning the FA Cup in 2014 and 2015.

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