The January transfer window usually isn’t the most exciting time to be an Arsenal supporter, but with a top four finish slipping away and the clock ticking on several current Gunners’ contracts, a flurry of transfer activity could be on the horizon.

While the future of Riyad Mahrez seems to flip flop every hour between a move to Liverpool, Arsenal, or staying at Leicester, here are five much more promising Arsenal transfer targets for the January window.

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Steven N’Zonzi

The possibility of Sevilla’s Steven N’Zonzi moving to north London within the next few weeks is probably as close to a ‘sure thing’ as Arsenal are going to get.

Express Sport reports that the 6’5″ defensive midfielder is Wenger’s number one target and his addition would surely be welcome to a side that’s shipped the most goals in the top six.

Steven N'Zonzi
Sevilla’s French midfielder Steven N’Zonzi celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match between Sevilla FC and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on October 23, 2016. Picture: CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images

N’Zonzi has made over 70 appearances for Sevilla since 2015 and prior to that he was a nailed on starter at Stoke City for three seasons.

To acquire him, Arsenal will have to get to him before Everton’s Sam Allardyce, who managed N’Zonzi at Blackburn from 2009-12.

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