Six for the super six

Six for the super six
Spain's defender Sergio Ramos reacts during a training session at the Carlos del Monte stadium in Albacete on October 14, 2013 on the eve of their World Cup 2014 qualifying football match Georgia vs Spain.


Position: Forward

Age: 25

Current club: Atletico Madrid

Estimated transfer fee: £32 million ($66.9m)

The over-reliance on striker Olivier Giroud may return to haunt Arsenal, who headed into the new year as Premiership leaders.

The Gunners will certainly run into trouble should the Frenchman go down with injury, as the cover looks wafer-thin.

Nicklas Bendtner looks incapable of leading the frontline, and while Lukas Podolski can play as a striker, manager Arsene Wenger prefers to stick him out wide.

Diego Costa is in the form of his life at Atletico Madrid, who are level on points with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish La Liga table.

The Brazilian's 19 league goals in 17 matches, which put him top of the scorers' chart, is the main reason for that.

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