The second-leg of the round of 16 clash with Barcelona was more than just a repeat of Arsenal bowing out of the Champion League at the same stage yet again.

For most fans who witnessed the Gunners go toe-to-toe with the European champions and have only one goal to show for their efforts, it was another reminder of the team’s lack of a clinical goalscorer.

Arsene Wenger’s men registered a staggering 20 shots at the Camp Nou in an encouraging yet profligate performance which saw them lose 3-1 on the night and 5-1 on aggregate.

Despite the character that Arsenal showed on Wednesday, some Gooners were left unimpressed due to a familiar old problem.

…the absence of a Benzema, Suarez or Lewandowski upfront.

And ahead of Saturday’s trip to Goodison Park…

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