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Olivier Giroud’s agent Micheal Manuello has revealed the striker is focused on staying at the Emirate, playing down a move to Napoli.
The striker has been linked with a move to Napoli, with reports claiming the Gunners have tabled £42m + Giroud swap deal to bring Higuain to the Emirates.
His agent first revealed the French international wouldn’t have a problem moving to Napoli, should Arsenal say he is surplus to requirement but Manuello has now reassured the Gooners that Giroud is focus on the job at the Emirates. Manuello insists there is no truth in reports linking the midfielder with a move to Napoli.
“Everything I’ve read about Giroud is not true,” he told Tuttomercatoweb, as quoted by the Squawka.
“Personally, all I’ve said is that if Arsenal want to sell him then we’ll see.
But at the moment he’s an Arsenal player, and we haven’t for a moment considered another project. I want to stress that.
“I don’t know where this story has come from, we never talked to Napoli and there’s no other person above me who could do that. We need to clarify that.”
Giroud helped the team to second place finish last season and showed during the course of the season that he still has a lot to offer to the club.