And Gunners striker Olivier Giroud may have the biggest say in whether the deal is completed.Arsenal have agreed a fee with Dortmund and personal terms with Gabon international Aubameyang, 28.But Dortmund will only sanction the move if they get a replacement.
France international Giroud, 31, was lined up to be that player, but he would rather remain in London.A timely offer from Chelsea appeared to give him a chance to stay in the capital - and Dortmund switched their attention to Chelsea's Belgium forward Michy Batshuayi, who would welcome the move.
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Chelsea consequently held talks with Tottenham Hotspur to swap Batshuayi for their 32-year-old Spain striker Fernando Llorente.Tottenham were keen on permanent deal, though Chelsea preferred a loan move.
Yet that outcome has been scuppered by Batshuayi's need for first-team football. With little chance of him being able to dislodge Spurs' main striker Harry Kane - the Premier League's top scorer - he rejected the approach.
If no replacement is found, he will stay at Dortmund - as the German club have previously indicated.
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