Jack Wilshere on what will make Arsenal a more dangerous team next season

Jack Wilshere

The 23-year old feels the Gunners have all the right tools to challenge for the Premier League title next term.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has stated his belief that the team’s new found focus on retrieving possession quickly will make them a tougher proposition next season.

Speaking to the club's official website, Wilshere said: "We worked a lot on the first five seconds when we lose the ball."

"If we can win the ball back in the opposition's half where, most of the time, when we win it we've got the players up front and the quality in midfield to find them… then we're always going to look dangerous.”

Arsenal ended last season on a fantastic run - culminating in the securing of successive FA Cup triumphs - and Wilshere feels that if they can carry that form into the new campaign, a Premier League title challenge is definitely within the Gunners’ sights.

He added: “If we continue our form from the end of last season when we dominated games with our possession, and we won the ball back in better positions high up the pitch, then we've got a real chance (at winning the league).”

There is the sense around the club that next season represents Arsenal’s best chance of a genuine title challenge in many a year.

Arsene Wenger has slowly been sprinkling world class talent into an improving core of young players, and Petr Cech’s arrival adds a much needed ingredient that has been previously lacking – Premier League-winning experience.

The various elements that make up a title-winning side are starting to come together and serious questions will be asked if the Gunners fail to push the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City next season.

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