With Yaya Sanogo unlikely to be considered ready for regular action and Lukas Podolski not trusted to lead the line, it would leave Olivier Giroud as Arsenal's only out-and-out striker unless Joel Campbell can convince Wenger he can provide competition.
"Up front we don't need any more," said Wenger. "It's not especially for numbers. We need a goalkeeper for sure and after that it depends on how our midfielders get through without injuries until the start of the season. Maybe at centre-back we'll still bring one in."
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