When thinking of the areas where Arsenal need to strengthen this summer, midfield doesn't immediately come to mind.
Arsene Wenger will need to add another center-back or two to compensate for the inevitable departures of Johan Djourou and Sebastien Squillaci, and the strike force is definitely something that needs to be sorted out, with Olivier Giroud the only out-and-out striker currently at the club.
In fact, midfield is probably where Arsenal are strongest, with the club having a plethora of midfielders at its disposal, including the likes of Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and plenty more waiting in the wings.
Nonetheless, much of the team's attacking creativity this season has been placed at the feet of Santi Cazorla and Jack Wilshere, so it certainly wouldn't do the Gunners harm to bring in a player who can share the creative burden.
Here are five transfers that can bring some more creativity to Arsenal's midfield.