Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney and Gonzalo Higuain are all high on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger's hitlist - and Wilshere cannot help but get excited at the prospect of a bona-fide world star arriving in north London.
"Everyone talks about the names at the training ground. You see the names and we're saying: 'You heard about this player or that player'.
"It would give everyone such a massive lift. Not just the players but the staff and everyone. You never know. Let's hope so.