Arsenal star wants to make good memories in League Cup

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Jack Wilshere says that is aiming to make good memories in this year's League Cup.

Arsenal star Jack Wilshere says that he is aiming to make some good memories in the Capital One Cup this season.

The Gunners midfielder admits that some of the club's recent history in the competition still plays on his memory, but he is hoping to eradicate the bad times this season.

Arsenal have lost the final to Birmingham City and were dumped out by Bradford City two years ago in the League Cup, but the Gunners will be hoping to add to their silverware cabinet by winning the competition this season.

Wilshere took to Instagram after training earlier today to say. "Good session ahead of our Capital One Match....have good and bad memories of this competition, let's make some more good ones!"

Arsenal take on Southampton in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night and they will be looking to make some progress.

There is a demand for trophies now the club have ended their nine year wait without one, when they were successful in last season's FA Cup, and the League Cup is a definite opportunity to quench their fans' thirst.

Whether Wilshere will have a part to play in the early stages of the competition remains to be seen, though.

Arsene Wenger regularly chooses to utilise some of his younger players rather than his more established stars, but the England international's message today seems to suggest he expects to play some part.

The Gunners won 3-0 against Aston Villa at the weekend and they will be looking to build upon that momentum by winning again in midweek.

Also crucial, though, will be avoiding injuries to key players in the match as bigger and more pressing challenges are just around the corner.

Wenger's men have a North-London derby to look forward to on Saturday and a loss in that would be likely to leave Wilshere with a worse memory than any League Cup upset could. 

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