Manchester rivals in hot chase over Aubameyang, Giroud ready to partner Vardy

Man United and Man City are in battle to sign Dortmund forward Pierre Emerik Aubameyang.

New club managers, Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola have targeted the 26-year old to lead the lines for their respective project.

A reported £65m bid has been submitted by both clubs to lure him to England.

The Gabon international’s splendid performance saw him with 52 goals in 92 in all Competitions including national assignments and was named the 2015-16 Bundesliga player of the season.

Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud ready to team-up with Jamie Vardy if the Gunners seal the latter’s move.

Arsene Wenger has expressed interest in the 29-year-old who netted 24 goals to aid Leicester to win the Premier League.

Vardy has £20m release clause in his contract and Arsenal are prepared to meet his demands.

Olivier Giroud scored brace to wrap up France 3-0 friendly victory against Scotland on Saturday.

Giroud said: “I think we can be complimentary and that’s all I can say.

“He’s a fantastic player, so it’s good news for us.”