Arsenal returned to the top four of the Premier League last weekend courtesy of a 4-0 victory at relegation-threatened Swansea.
Arsene Wenger’s men had slipped out of the Champions League places after drawing 3-3 at Bournemouth, but goals from Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez, as well as own goals from Jack Cork and Kyle Naughton, secured the Gunners their 13th win of the campaign.
Coupled with Manchester City’s 4-0 hammering at Everton, it meant that Wenger’s men moved back up to fourth in the table, although they still trail leaders Chelsea by eight points with just 17 games to go.
Nonetheless, that was a much-needed win for Arsenal, who had failed to win any of their previous three away games – a run which severely dented their title prospects.
The Gunners host Burnley on Sunday looking to keep the pressure on Chelsea and, with Manchester City and Tottenham meeting at the Etihad Stadium the day before, at least one of their rivals will drop points, so Wenger’s side must take advantage against the Clarets.
However, many still feel that Arsenal are short in certain areas to sustain a title challenge, so Wenger may be inclined to dip into the winter window in a bid to strengthen his squad.
Thus, having been linked to a few high-profile players, this is the fearsome FRONT THREE Arsenal could have come February 1…