Arsenal’s Aubameyang offer: £35m plus Giroud

Date published: Tuesday 16th January 2018 12:01

Arsenal’s opening offer for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be £35m plus Olivier Giroud, according to the Evening Standard.

Aware that Dortmund will be reluctant to allow Aubameyang to leave without a replacement striker, Arsenal will offer the Frenchman in part-exchange.

Although the Gabon international has been suspended for the latest in a series of disciplinary breaches, coach Peter Stoger has opened the door to his return to the team.

Speaking to reporters on Monday, Stoger said: “He’s a BVB player, he’s in training, and he has the chance to get back into the team if his attitude is right.”

Aubameyang is said to be keen on a move to Arsenal and Giroud is similarly keen to leave; he needs first-team football to protect his World Cup place.

With Theo Walcott on the verge of a £20m move to Everton and Alexis Sanchez close to a Manchester United move, January could see big changes at Arsenal.


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