Dortmund want Olivier Giroud as part of Aubameyang deal with Arsenal

25 January, 2018, 01:26 | Author: Laura Christensen
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed the club are "not close to a deal" for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Kicker claims that Arsenal are willing to offer Dortmund £52 million plus a six-month loan deal for Giroud to try and land their man.

In an interview, Dortmund's chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed that the Gunners have made an approach for the Gabon worldwide.

But Arsenal could come out of the January transfer window stronger than before - despite losing arguably their best player.

Arsenal are now in talks with Dortmund over bringing Aubameyang to England before next week's transfer deadline. His dream has been to play for Real Madrid, but unfortunately, it looks that dream won't be fulfilled anytime soon.

Wenger has said the Gabon worldwide would "fit in" at Arsenal.


In the same week that George Weah was named President of Liberia, another player adored in his home country and admired by Arsene Wenger swapped the red of Manchester United for Arsenal.

Aubameyang was the Bundesliga's leading goal scorer last season, finishing the campaign with 31 goals and has hit 13 in 15 games this term.

The Gunners completed a move for Manchester United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan last night with Alexis Sanchez moving in the opposite direction.

Wenger and Co and have cited both Bordeaux based Malcom and Aubameyang as potential suitors and are hoping that neither European clubs would make any prospective deal hard. That's why it takes longer", the Frenchman said, adding: "I expect it to happen.

"What is very hard is for the first time in January we were losing one of our big players", Wenger said.

Alexandre Lacazette is able to play on the left hand side of a forward line and his intelligent runs down the flanks could see him interchange or even play alongside Aubameyang.

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