It’s not news to anyone that Arsene Wenger is in the transfer market for a proven goal-scorer. Olivier Giroud has proven himself to be a more-than-decent option for the Gunners during his time with the club, but his tendency to disappear for a stretch of games has hampered Arsenal’s title chances on more than one occasion in the past.
The need for a world-class striker to challenge Giroud, for his place in the starting eleven, has become even more pressing following Danny Welbeck’s long-term injury.
Following their unsuccessful pursuit of Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy, Arsenal have now shifted their focus to other options in the transfer market.
There is an obvious scarcity of world-class strikers in the transfer market at the moment, and Arsenal will have to spend huge sums of money to acquire a player who can improve their goal-scoring options next season.
Here are five strikers we believe Arsenal could realistically pursue in the transfer market.