Arsenal slumped to a disappointing defeat against Swansea in an entertaining game and it has made their task of finishing in the top four even harder. The Gunners, who had had a good spell in the months of October and November, have been hit hard by the away defeats at Fulham and Swansea. With many difficult games yet to come in this season, they will need to be at their best if they are to finish in the top four.
Arsene Wenger is a manager who has achieved plenty of success at Arsenal but he has received plenty of criticism regarding the Gunners' performances, especially in the last couple of seasons. The Arsenal manager has made many astute acquisitions in the past which have been very important to their success. This January transfer window is an important time for the Gunners, as they look to strengthen their team because they face immense competition for the Champions League places.
With Gervinho and Marouane Chamakh leaving for the African Cup of Nations, Wenger has signed Arsenal legend Thierry Henry on a loan deal from New York Red Bulls. However, Arsenal also need to add a quality striker to their ranks for the full season and could look for a permanent signing. Here are 10 strikers who have been linked with a January move to the Emirates.