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Fenerbahce join Marseille in hunt for Arsenal target man


Fenerbahce will meet with Arsenal officials in the next few days to try and persuade the Gunners to let striker Olivier Giroud sign for them on a season long loan deal, according to Haberler.

The Turkish website report that the forward knows he needs first team football ahead of the 2018 World Cup in order to be included in France manager Didier Deschamps’ final squad for the tournament. They believe that Giroud could be open to a move to Turkey with his international future foremost in his mind.

Whether they will have any chance of signing the 30 year old, it seems doubtful. Both Marseille and Everton are reportedly interested in the striker as well, with either team likelier to be a more attractive option for Giroud.

The Daily Telegraph report that Marseille in particular are increasingly optimistic about signing the Frenchman in a €28million deal, while report that Everton manager Ronald Koeman has spoken to the striker over the phone in order to persuade him to move to Goodison Park instead.

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