Real Madrid are hoping a cash-plus-player deal with be enough to persuade Arsenal to part with key man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Emirates faithful will be hoping the Gunners keep hold of the striker into next season.

But according to Diario Madridista, Arsenal have already made contact with Zinedine Zidane's side about a potential Aubameyang deal.

The Spanish outlet report the north London side could be willing to cash in rather than losing the player for free when his contract expires next summer.