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Arsenal officials have allegedly arrived in Germany to hold talks with Borussia Dortmund over the proposed transfer of hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
A group of Gunners executives led by CEO Ivan Gazidis has traveled to the country to thrash out a deal for the Gabon international, BILD reports (via The Mirror).
Arsenal are said to have tabled a club-record bid for Aubameyang, which will exceed the £52m they paid for Alexandre Lacazette last summer, and are now locked in ongoing negotiations with Dortmund.
Arsene Wenger’s side have reportedly discussed a straight-cash deal, but the Bundesliga giants are said to have expressed interested in a part-exchange which would see Olivier Giroud move in the opposite direction.
The Gunners are lining Aubameyang up as a replacement for Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez, whose move North could see Henrikh Mkhitaryan arrive at the Emirates.
Meanwhile, reports suggest Arsenal are in ongoing negotiations with playmaker Mesut Ozil over a new contract.