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Although Arsene Wenger splashed the cash to sign Alexandre Lacazette in the past summer transfer window, it appears his side desire bringing in another striker when January comes.
According to some speculations circulating in the media, the North Londoners are set to convince Schalke to send Guido Burgstaller over to England, with a promise of including Olivier Giroud in the deal to get it sweetened.
Giroud is not having the best of his time this season and is yet to start a single premier league game for Arsenal this term so far.
The World Cup is fast-approaching, and the Frenchman is quite aware of the necessity of playing regularly to secure a place in the national side.
Even recently, France assistant manager Guy Stephan also made mention of the need of playing lots of games, or the player won’t travel to Russia with the rest of the French party.
However, it was said that Schalke admires Olivier due to his talents, and the Bundesliga club will like to settle a fee for Guido in January.
Burgstaller has been impressive at Schalke this season so far and has scored seven goals with three assists in 15 appearances for the German club
He joined Schalke in the last January transfer window and quickly settled to life at his new club by scoring 12 times in 22 games last term.