Jamie Vardy on the England plane

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Jamie Vardy is on his way to France with the England squad and it appears that he has still not made a decision on his future in the game. 

The Leicester City striker could be on his way to Premier League outfit Arsenal after the Gunners triggered his £22 million release clause. 

Vardy, 29, was one of the standout players in England's elite division last season, scoring 24 league goals - one less than England counterpart Harry Kane. 


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But, as it stands, it's far from certain as to whether he will complete a move to north London in this transfer window. 

Indeed, respected BBC journalist David Ornstein has insisted that Vardy will still make a decision on his future today. It has been well documented, of course, that he has offers on the table from both Arsenal and Leicester City. 

Ornstein tweeted: "No decision yet from Jamie Vardy on joining Arsenal or accepting Leicester's counter offer. He is still expected to decide today."

As it stands, then, Vardy is en route to France with his England teammates. As you can imagine, fans have reacted comically to the pictures of the Leicester man boarding the plane. 

Unsurprisingly, numerous fans are suggesting that Vardy's decision to board the plan means that he won't be heading to Arsenal...

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Giroud speaks out 

Gunners striker Olivier Giroud, meanwhile, has welcomed the potential addition of Vardy. The France international has hailed Vardy as a 'fantastic' player, claiming that he could work well with him next season.

"I have been told that Jamie wants to join us and it's very good news for us. I think we can be complimentary and that's all I can say," Giroud told Sky Sports News HQ.

"He's a fantastic player, so it's good news for us.

"As I said in the past I am happy with competition. We have always had fantastic strikers at Arsenal and I want the best for this club. Hopefully he is going to help us win this title.

"The boss wanted to sign at least one or two strikers, so I expected a top striker and I think it will benefit the club and hopefully he is going to score a lot of goals like he did at Leicester."

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