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Olivier Giroud has held talks with Lyon over a summer move, Jean-Michel Aulas has confirmed.
Arsenal are keen on signing Alexandre Lacazette and Giroud could be used as makeweight to secure a deal.And Lyon chief Aulas has revealed an approach has been made for the France international.
“There has been an approach, at some point, for Giroud,” Aulas told L’Equipe.
“He is a boy that we like, who scores lots of goals and who has a lot of ambition for Russia [the 2018 World Cup].
“He told me personally that he wanted to take his time, that things were not completely defined with Arsenal, that he had a secret hope that he would be the number one striker next season.
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