And so the New Year finds Arsenal on top of the Premier League table against all odds. However, the Gunners’ worse nightmare has come true as they are basically out of strikers.

Their main hitman Olivier Giroud is now injured and so is the internet sensation Nicklas Bendtner. Lukas Podolski made his return on Boxing Day after four months and unsurprisingly lacked sharpness.

Giroud’s injury is a lesson that needs to be learned as even if he recovers quickly he still might need some time to reach his full potential ahead of a very demanding schedule both in the Premier League and Champions League.

Arsene Wenger needs a top notch striker and here are a few players he could take into consideration during the winter transfer period:

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Olivier Giroud