Date: 25th September 2017 at 4:00pm
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Everton are confident of securing a deal for striker Olivier Giroud in the January , according to the Mirror journalist Neil Moxley.

The Merseyside club attempted to land the 30 year old in the summer, but the move was said to have been blocked by boss Arsene .

Giroud was believed to have been keen on the move in order to secure his place in France’s squad for the 2018 World Cup, but Wenger was not prepared to lose both the striker, and in the closing days of the transfer window.

Sanchez’s £60m move to however collapsed after Arsenal failed to secure as his replacement, leaving Giroud again to play mostly as an impact substitute.

The forward is yet to start a match this season, although he has started games in the Carabao Cup and . His lack of game time will however be a major concern for him considering the wealth of attacking options France manager has available. Everton are said to be counting on this desire for first team action by offering £40m in January, but will the Frenchman choose to leave for Goodison Park?