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Arsenal Transfer Need: Centre-Forward
Olivier Giroud's offensive output is good: 10 goals and six assists in 24 Premier League games equates to 16 total goals.
His problem is finishing since 7.8 shots per goal is inefficient.
He needs to take charge in the big games as he did not score in a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea, a 6-3 defeat to Manchester City and a 5-1 defeat to Liverpool.
Therefore signing a high-quality No. 9 will either push Giroud to up his game or be an upgrade over the Frenchman.
Chelsea Transfer Need: Left-Back
Ashley Cole has been warming the benches this season, having lost his starting position to Cesar Azpilicueta, who was signed as a right-back.
With Ryan Bertrand loaned out to Aston Villa and Cole's contract expiring at the end of the season, the Blues should target a left-back in the summer transfer window.
Liverpool Transfer Need: Left-Back
Aly Cissokho, on loan from Valencia, is philosophical about his future at the club.
"Critics? I am used to not winning unanimous support," Cissokho said, per David Anderson at the Mirror. "If I have to leave Liverpool, I will leave."
Jose Enrique is recuperating from knee surgery and makeshift left-back Jon Flanagan moved back to right-back, hence why Liverpool should be scouting left-backs right now.
Manchester City Transfer Need: Centre-Back
Martin Demichelis had a Renaissance in La Liga, but he has been caught out in the Premier League.
He is flat-footed, he is reactionary, he is slow and is easily bypassed.
City need to have world-class centre-backs, and Demichelis should not be a week in, week out starter.
This is why City attempted to sign Porto's Eliaquim Mangala on the January transfer deadline day, per Mark Ogden at the Telegraph.
Manchester United Transfer Need: Central Midfielder
Tom Cleverley believes the vitriolic criticisms of his performances this season are unfair.
"My job goes under the radar at times," Cleverley said, per Oliver Holt at the Mirror. "I am not a player who's going to beat three or four people and stick it in the top corner or go round tackling people like Roy Keane."
Therein lies the problem with Cleverley: He is not a dominant or commanding central midfielder such as Roma's Kevin Strootman, who has made 76 tackles, scored five goals and registered six assists.
United must upgrade from Cleverley.