Arsenal fans urge club to sell Danny Welbeck to Chelsea instead of Olivier Giroud

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is reportedly a target for Chelsea before the January transfer window slams shut on Wednesday, but Gunners fans have urged their club to sell Danny Welbeck to the Premier League holders instead.

The Independent reported on Monday that Blues boss Antonio Conte had switched his attentions to the France international with a move for Roma striker Edin Dzeko stalling, with the Italian boss desperate to bring a new centre-forward to Stamford Bridge before the end of the month.

Arsene Wenger’s men are close to a deal for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang that would see Giroud slip further down the pecking order at the Emirates, but it remains to be seen whether the north London outfit would be willing to sell the 31-year-old to their rivals from the capital.

Arsenal supporters were quick to have their say on the rumour via social media, and while one said “let them have Welbeck”, another said “give Chelsea Welbeck instead”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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