By Richard Clarke

Arsène Wenger may have called off his search for a striker.

At the start of the transfer window the Arsenal manager said he wanted to bring in a frontman to cover a couple of key injuries. As a result, the Club has been linked with a number of major names throughout January.

However Wenger is well-aware that his side are the top scorers in the Premier League and have amassed 23 points out of a possible 27 since the start of December.

With fit-again Nicklas Bendtner likely to be in the squad at Aston Villa on Wednesday, it seems that Wenger may have changed his transfer policy.

On Tuesday morning Klaas-Jan Huntelaar became the latest name to be linked with Arsenal. But when the Dutchman's name was put to Wenger at Tuesday's press conference, the manager replied: "We are not after any striker at the moment."

If any transfer is completed before the deadline next Monday, it will be announced via

Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to as the source
27 Jan 2010