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The theme of Arsenal's January transfer window seemed to involve shifting as many of the so-called 'deadwood' defenders from the club - and in fairness they made a pretty good job of it.

With the wage bill relieved of a number of the club's high earners, Mikel Arteta can be pleased with his work in the market, though he must now ensure the upward trajectory Arsenal have found themselves on in recent weeks continues.