Arsene Wenger rules out new Striker Signing in January

Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal do not have to sign another striker in January as the current options in the squad are more than enough to cover for the rest of the season.

The French coach suggests that this Arsenal side is “lucky” to have the likes of Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck in the attacking front and he does not seem to find a better replacement in transfer market for those already in the squad.

“You notice it first of all when you are on the transfer market! We are quite lucky though because we have Giroud, Walcott, Welbeck and Sanchez, but when you look around on the transfer market you see that it’s a rarity.”

Arsenal were heavily linked with Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema and PSG’s Edinson Cavani in the summer after doubts were raised of Giroud’s credibility to lead the Gunner’s front line.

Now the French international alongside Theo Walcott at top of their form Wenger believes the team is more than capable of challenging for the Premier League title this term.

But, Wenger insists that he is not completely ruling out the possibility of a new arrival, as various reports speculate on interests in Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Celta Vigo forward Nolito.

With the former Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck expected to return this month, he feels there is no need to sign another forward in January as he could not find a better option in the market.

The young Egyptian midfielder Mohammed Elneny from Swiss outfit Basel is the only arrival for Arsenal in the winter so far and any more deal is unlikely to happen.

Arsenal have signed only two first team players this season, with the first being Petr Cech from Chelsea in summer of 2014.