Jack Wilshere targets silverware with Arsenal

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Arsenal star Jack Wilshere has admitted it is time for the Gunners to end their long wait for a trophy, and has targeted some silverware this season. 

The England international believes it is time for the squad to step up and bring some success to Emirates, in a bid to help secure the future of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with the club's manager in the final year of his contract. 

Despite a dreadful start to the campaign after a 3-1 home defeat to Aston Villa, Arsenal have put together a superb run of form since, which sees them sit top of the Premier League table after five games. 

But Wilshere knows they need to maintain their impressive level of performance if they are to put an end to a painful wait for silverware. 

"We don't pay too much attention to what the manager has said," Wilshere told the Daily Mail.

"Obviously we read it, see it on the news. But it's our job to concentrate on what we are doing and try to win something.

"We know where he is coming from, but there's no real time to stop and think about it when there are so many games," he added. 

When asked if he thought the manager was putting too much expectation on himself, Wilshere said: "No. The players know it's time we did something as well."

Arsenal face a trip to Swansea this weekend as they look to maintain their position at the top of the Premier League, with the midfielder hoping he can start to add goals to his game. 

"I'd like to score more goals," said Wilshere. "Right now my goal ratio is embarrassing. But my job is to make things happen, be creative," he added. 

Wilshere has only scored five goals in over 100 appearances for the Gunners and is yet to find the net for his country. 

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