Alexis Sanchez scored a hat-trick as Arsenal handed West Ham an emphatic 5-1 drubbing on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger’s side hit back after a disappointing EFL Cup defeat to Southampton last week to move into second in the Premier League table.
It was an important result for the Gunners who need to keep pace with league leaders, Chelsea.
Arsenal’s stars are dropping like flies in the injury department. Santi Cazorla’s layoff is expected to be extended for a further three months after the Spaniard was told he needs surgery on his ankle.
Cazorla, who hasn’t made an appearance for the Gunners since their 6-0 hammering of Ludogorets on October 19, may not return until March. Whilst Mattieu Debuchy will be out for six weeks following the hamstring injury he picked up in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Bournemouth.
The January transfer window is ever closer. Arsene Wenger has a long track record of dipping into Ligue 1 to add quality to his side.
We’ve picked out THREE of the best Ligue 1 stars the Gunners could snap up come January…