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Robin van Persie may well be the best striker in the Premier League, but he can't do it all on his own.
With Marouane Chamakh appearing to have forgotten how to play football, let alone score goals, quite a few gooners were relieved to see Arsenal pick up a new striker in the last week of August last year.
Yes, the team he'd been playing for (Monaco) had just been relegated. But with a respectable 12 goals in 35 games, Park Chu-Young seemed like a perfect backup player to van Persie.
What, exactly, has happened with Park Chu-Young is anyone's guess. The facts are these: He has played approximately five minutes of Premier League football this season, despite not suffering any serious injuries.
Whether this was a panic-buy that didn't work out or whether Arsenal's scouting department simply got it badly wrong, the man from South Korea has been a terrible signing, contributing nothing to Arsenal.
Thankfully, he only cost about five million euros, so the gunners have not taken a huge financial hit. But that is money that could have gone on a better reserve striker, and which has been, ultimately, wasted.
Who knows what the future holds for him. One thing is almost certain: it's unlikely he'll be at Arsenal next season.