Arsenal continue to be frustrated in their pursuit of Fiorentina's Dusan Vlahovic amid their search for attacking reinforcements, with Arteta witnessing his side come up short in Sunday's goalless draw with Burnley.
When asked post-match if Arsenal could pull off any deals late in the window, Arteta said: "Well, we are certainly trying, but I don't know if we're going to be able to do it. Let's see, it's not only our intention, but a lot of facts that are needed to happen," as quoted by arsenal.com.
"The market is difficult, it's complicated. We knew that, but it's a lot to manage and we have to make the right decisions with players that we believe are going to really help us and try to bring in ones that can take us to the next level."
Arsenal failed to climb back into the top four with Sunday's stalemate but remain just two points behind Manchester United with a game in hand.