Newcastle 0 - 1 Arsenal

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As if we needed reminding, the need of a top class striker was very evident in this game. Giroud - as good as he is - is not the World class striker we need for what we want to achieve this season and contrary to his claim, Walcott is not a central striker. 18 touches during his 69 minutes with the team having 74% of the possession tells its own story.

If only 1 on target out of 22 shots, including 2 sitters by Walcott and one from Giroud doesn't open Arsene Wenger's tight wallet, nothing will. Nothing we can do now but hope for another deadline day miracle signing, déjà vu...

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