Date: 30th January 2018 at 7:00pm
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Arsenal could have an agreement with Chelsea to sell Giroud in the “coming hours” according to L’Equipe.

The BBC says that the sale of the Frenchman could be important in the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and it seems like both are nearing the end game.

L’Equipe reports that Chelsea reopened talks with Arsenal today about signing Giroud for €20m (£17.6m) with a “definitive agreement” not far off. That number includes bonuses so the initial fee could be below this amount.

It seems the 31 year old has already agreed personal terms with the in order for the transfer to be swiftly concluded if the two clubs can agree on a price.

Giroud’s departure to would then allow to be sent on loan to . This in turn, would mean Aubameyang’s £60m transfer to Arsenal could be finalised before the closes tomorrow night.