Arsenal to offer Olivier Giroud to Borussia Dortmund in second round of Aubameyang talks

The two clubs are still a long way apart so Arsenal will sweeten the deal with a player (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal are ready to offload Olivier Giroud to Borussia Dortmund as a makeweight in their deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports in Germany.

A delegation of Arsenal officials touched down in Dortmund on Sunday, with chief executive Ivan Gazidis, head of recruitment Sven Mislintat and Huss Fahmy, who handles player contracts, all spotted in Germany.

After several hours of talks, Arsenal and Dortmund are still some way apart in their valuation of Aubameyang, with the Gunners offering £44m – but the… Read the full story

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