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Olivier Giroud’s agent travels to London to finalise striker’s Chelsea transfer

Olivier Giroud celebrates

Olivier Giroud is close to joining Chelsea. (AFP/Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud’s agent has arrived in London to finalise the Arsenal striker’s transfer to Chelsea.

The Premier League champions are in the market to sign a new forward to provide competition for Alvaro Morata and have targeted various players throughout January including Roma’s Edin Dzeko and West Ham‘s Andy Carroll.

But Arsenal and Chelsea have now agreed an £18 million fee for Giroud and the France international is now expected to complete a move to Stamford Bridge before Wednesday’s deadline at 11pm.

According to the Daily Mail, Giroud’s representative Michael Manuello travelled to London on Wednesday to put the… Read the full story