“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” were the words sang by Andy Williams almost 50 years ago as the pop singer lay in anticipation of the January transfer window.
While that second part may be stretching the truth slightly, the late signing sensation wasn’t lying when he emphasised the importance of the festive period, a sentiment any Arsenal fan can relate to.
This New Year, the Gunners will find themselves linked with numerous football talents, as has become routine amongst top Premier League sides, but only some, if any, will actually make the switch.
With that in mind, the next six slides detail just who those in north London can hope to see become the “next big thing” at the Emirates Stadium, becoming a Gunners talisman in time.
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