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Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move in signing Leicester City’s striker Jamie Vardy.
Arsenal have triggered his 20million pounds release clause and he was expected to undergo Arsenal medicals on Sunday
The big question remains when Vardy finally signs for Arsenal what number of shirt is he going to get? will it be the Arsenal’s number 9?
Arsenal have been without a number 9 since Lukas Podolski was sold at the end of the 14/15 season.
The Gunners have been unlucky in recent years as the Arsenal number 9 have been worn by some unreliable signings.
The only recent number 9 that have done justice to the shirt in the last 16 years would be Eduardo da Silva.
Here are some of Arsenal signings that have rocked Arsenal number 9 shirt in this century..
Park Chu-Young, Julio Baptista, Jose Antonio-Reyes, Francis Jeffers and Davor Suker
Before them came Nicolas Anelka, Paul Merson, and Alan Smith in the history of Arsenal number 9s in the Premier League.