Edin Dzeko is living proof that a football team can never have enough strikers.
Manchester City have played 16 Premier League games thus far. Dzeko has started only five of them. Perhaps more disconcerting for the big Bosnian is that he has made only five appearances as a substitute.
In that limited playing time, Dzeko has managed only three Premier League goals. To put that in perspective, David Silva has scored four goals in just eight starts.
Despite Dzeko's inability to crack City's XI—under this manager or the last one—fiery interest in Dzeko from other sides rages on as the January transfer window inches ever nearer.
Ironically, Sergio Aguero's recent calf injury might serve the counterintuitive purpose of pushing Dzeko toward the exit door.
Per a report in The Telegraph, City boss Manuel Pellegrini said that Aguero "will be, at least, one month out."
Aguero's knock is likely to mean increased run for Dzeko. If Dzeko scores a handful of goals in the month that Aguero is out, his suitors will notice.