Arsenal closing in on deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal closing in on deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Borussia Dortmund attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

by Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Jan 23, 2018. 15:00

Arsenal are closing in on a deal to bring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the club from Borussia Dortmund.

The Gunners yesterday confirmed both the sale of Alexis Sanchez and the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan in a swap deal with Manchester United.

And Dortmund coach Peter Stoger wants to see the clubs come to an agreement over the proposed deal, which will see Olivier Giroud head in the opposite direction.

"We would like the solution to be there tomorrow [Tuesday], whatever it looks like,” Stoger told the German media.

“I probably would speak from the souls of many people, cos everything that has been clarified and brings clarity, is good for everyone in their life and would also be good for us as a team."

Le 10 Sport reports that BVB are demanding €70-75m for Aubameyang, while Arsenal are insisting they sell for €50-60m.

The Gunners are prepared to go higher, but BVB's interest in Giroud is stalling terms.

Dortmund want to take the Frenchman on-loan, but are reluctant to pay a fee for the six-month dea

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