January is just over a month away and managers around the globe are preparing bids and analysing talents as they aim to add reinforcements and calibre to their squads during a harsh and frequent winter. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a man expected to be very busy during the New Year as he aims to utilize his £50 million transfer budget.
It is no secret the Frenchman is targeting a striker despite the fact captain Robin van Persie has amassed 36 goals in 2011. However, imposing Moroccan Marouane Chamakh is expected to depart since his form has completely diminished in the last 12 months at an alarming rate whilst van Persie is always a fragile prospect due to his potential injury woes.
Wenger has a large budget that can attract high-octane talent, but it comes down to whether or not the Frenchman is willing to spend big or rather look to youth. None the less, it is set to be an active and exciting January for Arsenal fans as their manager searches for reinforcements.
Bleacher Report keeps readers up to date and establishes the eight strikers Wenger is targeting.