With money being splashed around in the Premier League, it's time to wonder whether the poorer clubs stand a chance to win the top honours. The Hard Tackle looks at it the case from the eyes of a hopeful Gunner.
Table toppers Liverpool take on fifth placed Arsenal in a crunch clash at Anfield as both sides eye a crucial win to keep their respective runs going.
Unai Emery could retain the services of the in-form Alex Iwobi in attack, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on the bench as Arsenal take on Crystal Palace.
Unai Emery has opted to retain Petr Cech between the posts for Arsenal as they host a high-flying Watford
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is on the radar of Paris Saint-Germain, who are reportedly eyeing a summer move for the French international
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly preparing to launch an attempt to secure the transfer of Brazilian playmaker Coutinho from Liverpool in January
Chelsea are reportedly eyeing a deal for Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian superstar Angel Di Maria to boost their attacking options.
Liverpool reportedly wanted to sign breakthrough star Presnel Kimpembe from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal reportedly did not pursue talented Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot because of Arsene Wenger's friendly relationship with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.
Alexis Sanchez leads the Gunners' front-line as Arsenal kick-start their Champions League campaign at a tough away night in Paris.