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14
Jun
12

Arsenal expected to sign Giroud this week.

 

Arsenal have been linked with Montpellier striker, Oliver Giroud for a while now and according to the reports it is expected that Arsenal will sign the striker within the next few days.

BBC reports that Arsenal will announce the signature of France international this week. A transfer fee in the region of €14.8 million is thought to have been agreed between the clubs and the striker will treble his wages to  €60,000 per-week, by signing for the Gunners.

Earlier this week Montpellier manager Rene Girard said that Arsenal are leading the chase to sign their star striker, talking to French Radio, RMC he said:

“Arsenal are very interested and Giroud wants to play in England, if Arsene agrees with the president, he will sign for them.”

Meanwhile Arsene Wenger refused to comment on the Giroud signing, he told TF1:

“I won’t say anything to you, even under torture!”

Giroud who is representing his country at the Euros scored 21 times for his club last season, helping them win the French Ligue 1 title. He will be hoping to play alongside last season’s Premiere League player of the year, Robin van Persie and new Arsenal signing, Lukas Podolski.. 

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