Over the summer Arsenal were linked with Europe's top-tier talent - the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Luis Suarez and Karim Benzema.
And in the end they snapped up Mesut Özil. Not bad business. But in the January transfer window, expect things to go back to normal. Remember how things were before Özil?
When Arsene Wenger dipped into the Ligue 2 market to procure rough diamonds like Laurent Koscielny and - hopefully more recently - Yaya Sanogo.
Well, more than likely the Gunners boss will revert to type having splashed out more than £40m on one player in August.
And Arsenal have already been linked with a few of Europe's lesser known talents as they compile a shopping list for the winter window.
GMS takes you through four such Arsenal targets...