Cape Town - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that striker Olivier Giroud will not be going anywhere at the end of the season.
Marseille are reportedly confident of luring the France international
back to Ligue 1, but Wenger has poured cold water on that course of
"I have had no approach from Marseille and we want to keep Olivier Giroud at the club," said Wenger.
He did add, however, they were keen on strengthening for the new
season, despite wide reports stating that this could be Wenger's last
campaign in charge of the club.
"Transfer targets are the future of the club and therefore they are
very important. What happens with me is a bit secondary, what is
important is the future of the club," he said.
Meanwhile Wenger insists he is working on Arsenal's future even though he still
won't reveal whether he plans to remain in charge after this season.
is out of contract at the end of the current campaign and has yet to
sign a new deal amid calls for his resignation from Arsenal fans
frustrated at their team's disappointing form in recent years.