Arsenal target has a release clause

17:33 29 May 2012

Olivier Giroud, Montpellier

Olivier Giroud, Montpellier

EMPICS Sport

Arsenal transfer news: Olivier Giroud will be able to leave Montpellier in the summer

Arsenal target Olivier Giroud has a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave if Montpellier receive the appropriate fee according the club’s president Louis Nicollin.

The 25-year-old scored 21 goals in 39 games to help the French club lift their first ever Ligue 1 title and has been linked with a move to the Emirates.

“The only one who can leave, it’s Olivier Giroud, because he has a clause,” Nicollin told TV show Stade 2.

“Then there is Mapou [Yanga-Mbiwa] too, because we promised we would let him go if there was a good offer. But these are the only two who could leave and it is not yet certain that they are going.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Arsenal player ratings

Latest Arsenal news

Friday, March 6, 2015
Tottenham's Harry Kane, Arsenal's Danny Welbeck, QPR's Charlie Austin and West Brom's Saido Berahino (Getty)

This Premier League season has seen a sudden emergence of some great English attacking talent, but who ranks highest of the lot?

Friday, March 6, 2015
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Manchester United's Angel Di Maria (Getty)

Over £100 million was spent by Arsenal and Manchester United on former Real Madrid team-mates Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria, and on Monday the two players go head to head for the first time in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Arsenal legend Tony Adams celebrates a goal against Manchester United at Highbury... will you be celebrating your quiz score? Picture: Allsport

This Arsenal history quiz will seperate the true fans from the rest. Test your knowledge of the Gunners’ illustrious history with 15 tricky teasers from London24.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Inter Milan's Lukas Podolski (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski’s agent has admitted his client may be looking for a new club when his loan spell at Inter Milan comes to an end.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger talks to Theo Walcott  (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is pleased with his side’s strength in depth in attack but admits it is not easy to leave Theo Walcott out.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Some soap fans think Vanessa Woodfield should be in a lesbian relationship, following her fling with Rhona Goskirk.

Read more

The actor drew on his own personal relationships for his role in the Netflix drama.

Read more

The author still hasn’t got used to selling on the film rights to his work.

Read more

Promoted content

A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

Take our quiz and find out!

A survey conducted last year revealed that Britain is the fourth sexiest country in the world, with the UK sex toy industry worth an estimated £250 million a year.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Arsenal Transfer News