Arsenal are a team plagued with injuries every season. Nobody knows why it happens, is it a bad training programme, or is it simply bad luck? Whatever the reason, Wenger needs to recruit quickly this January transfer window, due to a very thin squad at present.

Loan deals are possibly the most appropriate way for Arsenal to recruit this transfer window, as when the squad is fully fit, it is a very good side. So a couple of loan deals would be ideal for Arsene, in order to fill in for the injuries at present.

The Frenchman’s side currently sit eight points behind leaders Chelsea, and are lying in fifth place. Injuries have pushed the Gunners out of the Champions League spot and, more importantly, out of the title race. Wenger must bring in new faces to pursue the title.

The top teams in the Premier League rarely ever use the loan system due to the large amounts of money they possess, but sometimes permanently signing somebody is not always the right decision to make, especially if the player fails to perform.

Here are TWO players that Arsenal should look to loan this January, in a boost for their title bid…