There has justifiably been lots of talk recently about who Arsenal should acquire during the January transfer window to strengthen the squad. With critical pockets of weakness holding the team back, Arsene Wenger must bring in at least one player on a permanent basis.
What has not gotten nearly as much attention is who might be on their way out. A quick look at Arsenal's senior squad shows that the weak spots are being caused by the inability of certain players to perform at an adequate level.
While some of the deadwood must be kept to ensure that the team has depth, there are several men who we know are on their way out.
Here are five who Wenger will (and must) kick out the door sooner or later.