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Chelsea are in the market for a physical centre-forward and have been linked with a number of experienced Premier League strikers.
Olivier Giroud is the latest to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge after deals for Edin Dzeko and Andy Carroll fell flat.
And according to Italian reporter Tancredi Palmeri, the Blues have reached an agreement with Arsenal for Giroud.
It is said the two clubs have agreed a £15million deal for the France international.
“Arsenal and Chelsea have found an agreement for Giroud for €17m,” he wrote on Twitter.