Arsene Wenger must have realised something on Saturday lunch time as he saw his Arsenal team come away from Manchester United with a very fortunate point indeed.
That something must have been that the Gunners still need a world class forward to get them out of trouble when their backs are against the wall.
In fact, it’s all we can do to shut the Emirates faithful propping up the bar in the Transfer Tavern up about how much they need a maruqee marksman.
Of course, Olivier Giroud came on and rescued a point but no-one can argue he is world class and so the point remains true.
Alexis Sanchez is top drawer, undoubtedly, but as a centre-forward, he has sometimes been nullified in not being able to drop deep and exploit the spaces that appear on the pitch, he’s had to lead the line and get himself into tighter gaps.
There can be no doubt, then, that Arsenal need a bonafide forward if they are to win the title this season and our landlord reckons one of these four could just allow them to do that…
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