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


Live Blog Transfer Window Live July 28

 

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

Latest Arsenal news

Friday, July 31, 2015
A TV camera films the action during the Barclays Premier League  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

The Premier League will not move individual fixtures in an effort to placate clubs competing in the Champions League.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Jon Toral, Brentford

Arsenal midfielder Jon Toral is delighted to have joined Championship side Birmingham on loan for the season but admits it took him a while to decide on the move.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal of the game against Lyon during the Emirates Cup

Jose Mourinho has so often had Arsene Wenger’s number but we think Arsenal’s sensational pre-season form will be enough to earn the early season bragging rights on Sunday.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Pedro Rodriguez of FC Barcelona (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

It has been a busy week in the capital and the season is creeping up on us. Here is our handy round-up of Friday’s best transfer stories.

Friday, July 31, 2015
Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis claims he never came close to selling star striker Gonzalo Higuain despite interest from England.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Get your hands on some fresh trainers!

Need some new shoes to head to work or some new heels for a night on the cobbles? London24 has teamed up with online retailer Sole Trader to offer £100 worth of shoes to one lucky reader.

Read more
Take in the stunning sites of London from the summit of the O2!

Up at The O2 has teamed up with London24 to give one lucky reader the chance to experience urban mountaineering this summer with an exhilarating 90-minute climb across the roof of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Read more
Terrific tea, creamy cakes and splendid sandwiches at Mews of Mayfair.

Celebrate a truly quintessentially British tradition with the chance of winning a luxurious Afternoon Tea for two people at Mews of Mayfair, complete with a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne.

Read more