Arsene Wenger is desperate to keep his star player at Emirates Stadium and ready to Offer Olivier Giroud an improved contract, according to the Guardian reports.
Earlier this week French manager has confirmed that Spanish international midfielder Santi Cazorla and club’s captain Per Mertesacker are on the verge to commit their future with the Gunners.
And now the 6ft4 striker Olivier Giroud could be next after Frenchman confirming that he is ready to sign a new deal with the club.
“We are about to reach an agreement for an extension [to my contract]. It was also a gesture of confidence; I want to continue the adventure here in this family of Arsenal. I feel good here.”
So far this term former Montpelier star has struggled to play first-team football under Arsene Wenger due to injury problems and he’s time has been also limited by the emergence of Copa America winner Alexis Sanchez as Wenger’s first choice up front.
Despite his time has been limited Frenchman still managed with scoring several late winners and equalisers for Arsenal that force Wenger to return him to the starting XI and now he is ready to offer a contract extension.
Former Montpelier forward has managed to score six league goals and provided 4 assists so far this season.
Standard Liege stopper Guillaume Hubert revealed Arsenal interest and added that it’s pleasure for him to be linked with a switch to Premier League giants.
Arsenal have been eyeing move for 22-year-old in January as Wenger has identified him as a replacement for Petr Cech in future, The U-23 Belgium international keeper has been humbled with Arsenal links and added that one day he would love to play in Premier League.
“It is a pleasure to learn that Arsenal are interested in me. I did not know about it before,” he admitted.
“A lot of top-class keepers play in England, and they are attracted to go there.
“I am a big fan of the Premier League, and any player would love to appear in it one day.
It seems Arsenal are now frontrunners for in-demand goalkeeper and once again could make a move for his signature.
The 22-year-old keeper has conceded 13 goals and failed to secure a clean sheet thus far in the Belgium league.
During his nine appearances, Standard Liege have only won four BUT they’ve also only lost once. So while he lets in a few goals, he’s keeping out enough and Standard Currently sit in the 8th place of the league table.
Arsenal are believed to have opened talks with PSG winger Lucas Moura, according to the L’Equipe reports.
The Brazilian who has joined PSG for £38million deal from Sao Paulo back in 2012 has been established himself as one of the best attackers in Europe and Arsenal are now desperate to lure him to Emirates Stadium.
Arsene Wenger is desperate to make a marquee signing in the January transfer window to boost Arsenal chances in the Premier League title, the 24-year-old is under contract with PSG until 2019 and French giants could be also keen on to sell him especially after signing Arsenal transfer target, Julian Draxler.
Moura has been in impressive form while PSG faced Gunner at the Champions League competition back in November.
Ligue 1 defending champions PSG are also interested in signing of Arenal superstar Alexis Sanchez who has yet to commit his future with the Premier League giants and being heavily linked with an exit from Emirates in the recent months.
Wenger is confident that his team are capable of luring Prais Saint-Germain forward in London despite a stiff competition for his signature.