He did notch a hat-trick against League One side Sunderland in the Carabao Cup last month.
But if he can’t command a starting place amid a lack of frontman options, his time in the capital could be up.
Calum Chambers – £10.8m
Calum Chambers has been out in the cold since being embarrassed during top-flight defeats to Brentford and Manchester City in August.
In fact, the defender hasn’t appeared in the Premier League since that fateful day at the Etihad, where the Gunners were thumped 5-0.
The 26-year-old doesn’t appear to have much of a future in north London, so Arteta could decide to cash in on him now.
Pablo Mari – £4.5m
Pablo Mari is another player to fall down the pecking order following Arsenal’s defensive reinforcements in the summer.
The 28-year-old has only been in four matchday squads since September and his absences appear rather strange.