Why didn’t Arsenal buy Papiss Cisse or Moussa Sow?

Arsene Wenger has already revealed his distaste for the January transfer window, although he has previously made it clear that Arsenal need some good cover for Robin Van Persie, preferably a proven goalscorer.

Well this week has seen two extremely prolific and well-proven strikers both move to new clubs for under £10m, both of who could have given Arsenal fans a bit of breathing space from worrying about whether Robin Van Persie will be leaving the club next summer.