While Arsenal fans will definitely be hoping that the current manager Arsene Wenger listens to what one of his predecessors has been saying about our title chances this season, the France international striker Olivier Giroud might not be too keen.
George Graham, the Scotsman who won the double while playing for Arsenal and won titles as the manager in 1989 and 1991, reckons that Wenger still needs to sign another top class centre forward, if the Gunners are going to really stand a chance of clinching the Premier League crown next May.
As a report in The Mirror reveals, Graham does not think that Giroud has the finishing power to really fire Arsenal to the top, although he does think that the Frenchman has made a brilliant move in bringing Alexis Sanchez to north London from Barcelona.
The former Arsenal boss said, ““They’ve brought in real class in Sanchez, but are going to need someone else to finish all the wonderful chances they make.
“Arsenal will be challenging if they get another two or three players.”
Graham does not say which other positions he thinks are in need of a boost, but given that he was one of the main reasons for the old `1-0 to the Arsenal` chant, I would suspect that it could well be another centre back and a hard boiled midfielder to protect our back four. Would any of us, except Giroud, really mind if Wenger followed his advice?