Arsenal have reportedly quoted Chelsea a figure in excess of £35 million for Olivier Giroud should the London club make a move for the Frenchman (via The Daily Mail).
It’s a potential transfer merry-go-round which involves three of the biggest clubs in European football with Arsenal set to come out on top.
As the Gunners look set to close a deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Borussia Dortmund are reportedly eager to sign a potential replacement.
Olivier Giroud was said to be that player for some time but despite suggestions that he isn’t keen on a move to the German side, he could still be useful to the deal.
Reports suggest that Dortmund are keen on Chelsea forward, Michy Batshuayi as a replacement signing which could mean the dominoes lead straight back to the Emirates.
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The Daily Mail claims that Chelsea could then be interested in a move for Olivier Giroud but that the Gunners want as much as £35 million for the Frenchman.
It’s a fascinating story and Arsenal would surely be the club getting the better end of this deal. Swapping Olivier Giroud and £25 million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a potentially excellent piece of business but let’s see what happens.