It seems so obvious, as onlookers, exactly what Arsenal need to do in the transfer market this summer.
If (and it’s currently a big if) they manage to tie Sami Khedira down to a deal then they will have eliminated one major weakness from their side – that being a lack of grit and determination in the middle of the park which has led to some serious spankings from their major rivals.
The other area that needs immediate attention, assuming the Debuchy deal gets done, is up top where Arsenal lack variety and quality in numbers.
Alexis Sanchez is a brilliant addition but more of a wide man. We still think that The Gunners need one or two more finishers in their side.
And although the idea of bringing Mario Balotelli in has been met with concern by some Arsenal fans, we still think that he would be a great addition. It seems that the rumour mill has gone a little cold on this one but SkyBet now have Arsenal as odds on favourites to sign Balotelli this summer, if he does leave his club, at odds of 4/5.
The other player who Arsenal are now odds on to sign is Loic Remy at 10/11.
Olivier Giroud is a stylish and crafty finisher but Balotelli has the power, and Loic Remy the pace, that the Arsenal man lacks.
We strongly believe that, with these three strikers in the squad, Arsenal would be much closer to the title next season.
Arsenal would then have have the perfect variety of strikers, as well as the steel in midfield, and extra ammunition from out wide. Having only lost out in the title race by eight points last season we feel that these guys could well get Arsenal over the line.
Arsenal fans: would you be keen on these two additions?