Arsenal are up to second in the Premier League following a 5-1 thrashing of West Ham last weekend.
The in-form Alexis Sanchez fired home an exceptional hat-trick to inspire the Gunners to a second successive league win, and extend their unbeaten league streak to 13 games.
It was the perfect response from Arsene Wenger’s men, who last week were knocked out of the League Cup by an impressive Southampton side at the Emirates Stadium.
Nonetheless, the Gunners look like a force to be reckoned with the Premier League this season, and they find themselves just three points behind league leaders Chelsea going into their home game against Stoke on Saturday.
Wenger’s men have also qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League as group winners after thumping FC Basel 4-1 in Switzerland on Tuesday, coupled with Ludogorets’ surprise 2-2 draw away at Paris Saint-Germain, who had topped the group going into the final round of matches.
However, many still feel that despite their solid start, the Gunners will come up short once again this season, and as a result they have been linked to several players ahead of the January transfer window.
With players also rumoured to be leaving the Emirates, here are TWO that we just cannot see happening in the New Year…