Atletico Madrid to bid for Arsenal striker Giroud

Atletico Madrid are lining up a bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud. Cadena Cope says Atletico see Giroud as a readymade replacement for Chelsea bound Diego Costa.
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Atletico Madrid are lining up a bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.

Cadena Cope says Atletico see Giroud as a readymade replacement for Chelsea bound Diego Costa.

The France international has been embroiled in off-the-field controversy this season and been linked with a move away.

Atletico are willing to offer €18 million for Giroud, though he has insisted in recent days he wishes to stay.

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