The majority of the Arsenal fans have been left disappointed after club manager Unai Emery dropped a transfer bombshell in his latest interview.
Spanish tactician Unai Emery revealed that the Gunners can only sign players on loan despite the fact his squad has been depleted as a result of injury.
Arsenal fans were expecting club officials to splash the cash on players that will boost the squad for the second half of the season.
The North Londoners are just three points off the top four places that will guarantee UEFA Champions League qualification in the Premier League.
Arsenal will face BATE Borisov FC of Belarus in the round of 32 in the Europa League.
In the FA Cup, Arsenal will face top four rivals Manchester United in the fourth round of the competition.
Unai Emery spoke about potential loan signings for the Gunners during his pre-match press conference ahead of the London Derby clash with West Ham United at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Premier League clash between the two sides is the first game of Matchweek 22.
Without any signing till date in the current January transfer window, Arsenal manager Unai Emery would be hoping that his team can get the three points at stake.