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Arsene Wenger right to avoid disturbing Arsenal squad with big signings

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out making any further signings this January, according to the Independent.

The 66-year-old is content with his current crop of players, citing a lack of injury concerns as the reason behind his decision to end the Gunners' transfer window.

He said: "We have 23 players in training - and plus two is 25 - so unless people go out we are not on the verge of bringing anybody in."

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Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny is the only confirmed recruit Wenger has made so far, though he is reportedly close to landing Nigerian starlets Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze as his final piece of business during the winter period.

Arsenal have been one of the major beneficiaries of Manchester United and Chelsea’s underwhelming campaigns, and are in with a shout of landing their first title in over a decade.

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Wenger’s side currently sit third and three points off the pace in the Premier League, and the Frenchman sees no reason to make any significant acquisitions with 15 games left to play.

It's a wise move by the Gunners manager of 20 years, as big-name arrivals midway through the campaign could disrupt his high-flying squad by unsettling some of the key performers at the Emirates.

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Arsenal have been linked with a host of strikers this month, but the north Londoners have no logical cause to land a new frontman any time soon given the clinical form of Olivier Giroud, who has 12 goals in the Premier League so far.

Likewise, Mesut Ozil has been the standout innovator in the English top-flight to date with 16 assists and three goals to boot.

The German has provided his side's creativity all on his own for the most part this campaign, but will welcome the return of Alexis Sanchez to shoulder a portion of the attacking midfield responsibility.

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Arsenal are looking solid at the back too, boasting the third-tightest defence in the Premier League thanks to the consistent form of Nacho Monreal, Laurent Koscielny, Hector Bellerin and Petr Cech.

With such a strong spine throughout his best eleven, Wenger has made a sensible choice not to go chasing any superstar names in his bid to clinch a first league title since 2004.

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