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Atletico Madrid meet with Chelsea about Olivier Giroud

Atletico Madrid are reportedly interested in bringing Olivier Giroud to Spain just six months after he left Arsenal.

Arsenal star ‘deeply disappointed and affected’

France's forward Alexandre Lacazette looks on during a press conference in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on August 28, 2017, as part of the team's preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Netherlands and Luxembourg. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE
L’Equipe claim that Alexandre Lacazette is ‘deeply disappointed and affected’ by missing out on World Cup selection and only making the reserve list.

Former forward 'didn't want to leave Arsenal' despite moving to rival...

Charlie Nicholas claims Olivier Giroud didn't want to leave Arsenal in January, but the striker just had to accept what happened in the end, as he didn't have much choice.

Arsenal fan favourite says Chelsea are 'the best club in England'

Former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, who moved across London to join Chelsea in January, now claims he joined the best club in England.

How often are Arsenal's appeals actually successful?

On Tuesday, Arsenal announced that they'd won their appeal against Mohamed Elneny's red card, but how common is it for the club to see their suspensions overturned?

Fan favourite says he had 'no choice' but to leave Arsenal

Olivier Giroud says he had no choice but to leave Arsenal after Arsene Wenger decided to bring in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the winter window.

Wenger insists former Arsenal star deserves good reception from fans

Arsene Wenger says he's glad that Arsenal fans gave Theo Walcott such a good reception on his return to North London, and expects the same when Olivier Giroud comes back.

4 of the weirdest decisions Arsenal made this season

When Arsenal tied Arsene Wenger down to another two-year extension at the end of last season, fans thought the decision pretty weird considering the state of the club, but little did we know this was only the beginning.

13 key points from Arsenal’s 17/18 plan revealed

Not long after the Emirates stadium opened I was told by a person I met in the Tollington that Arsenal were set to spend the next ten years severely shackled.

It is obvious why Arsene Wenger won't drop this 6ft1 midfielder

Against Brighton, Granit Xhaka made his 42nd consecutive Premier League start, raising questions about why Arsene Wenger is so insistent on playing him whatever the scenario.

Arsenal's first team problems have punished 4 academy prospects

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal's youth players are being punished for the first-team's failures, and I can't say I disagree with him.

Finances: Could Arsenal survive another year without Champions League football?

Climbing into the top-four is starting to look like an impossible task, and winning the Europa League is a long-shot so could Arsenal cope with another year without Champions League football?

Olivier Giroud makes remarkable Arsene Wenger statement

Olivier Giroud says Arsene Wenger would have been 'pissed off' had he not gone to the World Cup and although Dortmund offered him more money, he preferred to go to Chelsea and Wenger was happy to help.

Arsenal selling Giroud to Chelsea looks stupid quicker than expected

Alexandre Lacazette’s five-week injury lay-off is further proof of how stupid it was to sell Olivier Giroud in January.

Roma sporting director confirms interest in forward while at Arsenal

Roma's sporting director Monchi has said that he would have tried to sign Olivier Giroud had Edin Dzeko joined Chelsea. 

Forward explains why he 'needed' to leave Arsenal

Olivier Giroud feels he had to leave Arsenal for Chelsea, and has already shown what he's all about in his home debut.

Kevin Campbell blasts Arsene Wenger for Arsenal star's 'disgraceful' treatment

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell says Arsene Wenger's treatment of summer signing Alexandre Lacazette is disgraceful, and damaging to the striker's confidence.

L'Equipe label £52.6m Arsenal the 'new Olivier Giroud'

Sunday's edition of L'Equipe has described Alexandre Lacazette as the 'new Giroud' after his poor 25-minute performance against Tottenham.

Giroud’s Chelsea move now looking even smarter after injury news

Olivier Giroud's move to Chelsea is starting to look like a smart move, after Antonio Conte admitted he doesn't know when Alvaro Morata might return from injury.

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.

Arsenal fans applaud ‘Agent’ Olivier Giroud after humiliating Chelsea defeat

Chelsea hilariously lost 4-1 to Watford on Monday night and Arsenal fans reckon they only have one man to thank: agent Olivier Giroud.

Former Arsenal forward explains 3 reasons he left for rival in...

Olivier Giroud says he wanted to leave because Arsenal were signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Didier Deschamps encouraged him to move on.

Written off and underrated: Olivier Giroud 4th best striker in Wenger...

Olivier Giroud was never the answer, but that didn't stop him from being a very good striker during his time at Arsenal.

8 things Arsenal fans will miss about Olivier Giroud now he's...

It will be a sad day when Olivier Giroud is no longer an Arsenal player.

Impressive business from Arsenal must now be turned into immediate success

Arsenal made the best out of several bad situations this January transfer window, and with more players moving in and out of the club than any winter in recent memory, this month has felt like a whirlwind.

Arsenal fans applaud club’s ‘classy’ decision to sell Giroud to Chelsea

Arsenal and Arsene Wenger have once again demonstrated their unrivaled class by allowing Olivier Giroud to sign for Chelsea - at least that's what most fans think anyway.

Arsenal slash calendar price, S*n call it ‘disastrous’

Arsenal have halved their 2018 calendar price and this is apparently to do with the Gunners selling players.

Arsenal fans are emotional wrecks after Theo Walcott’s heart-felt message to...

Arsenal fans are far from happy that Olivier Giroud has signed for Chelsea and just as we were beginning to move past allowing the 31-year-old to move to our rivals, Theo Walcott had to pipe up.

Olivier Giroud’s Arsenal exit was ‘especially difficult’ for Wenger

Letting Olivier Giroud leave for Chelsea was an "especially difficult" decision for Arsene Wenger, according to reports, so why did he do it?

Mathieu Debuchy backs Olivier Giroud's decision to join Chelsea

Mathieu Debuchy says he's not worried for Olivier Giroud after his move to Chelsea, as he's sure the striker will continue to score goals wherever he goes.

Ex-Arsenal striker explains why he signed for Chelsea

Olivier Giroud says Antonio Conte was the driving force behind his decision to sign for Chelsea, and he's ready to start a new chapter in his career after leaving Arsenal.

L’Equipe ‘laugh’ at Giroud Chelsea move, don’t understand Arsenal’s strategy

L'Equipe say they find Arsenal's transfer strategy bizarre, after Olivier Giroud joined Chelsea on deadline day.

Arsenal fans laugh at Alexis Sanchez as he loses to Spurs

On Wednesday night, Alexis Sanchez made his second start for Manchester United and managed to lose 2-0 to Spurs.

3 in and 13 out: Arsenal’s January transfer dealings tell a...

Arsenal signed three players and let 13 leave in its busiest January transfer window for years.

Olivier Giroud thanks ‘Arsenal family’ as fans mourn his Chelsea move

Olivier Giroud has bid his 'Arsenal family' farewell.

How Tottenham could have ruined Aubameyang Arsenal’s move

DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 09: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund with his beats headphones on, before the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SV Werder Bremen at Signal Iduna Park on December 9, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images )
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is an Arsenal player now, but intervention from Spurs could have seen things play out very differently. Arsenal confirmed the signing of Aubameyang...

Are Arsenal really going to sign David Luiz?

At first, Daily Cannon Towers wrote off rumours that Arsenal could be signing David Luiz from Chelsea as rubbish, but now they're gathering pace...

Official: Giroud signs for Chelsea on permanent deal

Olivier Giroud has joined Chelsea on a one-and-a-half year permanent deal, for a fee of around £19m.

Arsenal pay Chelsea man’s loan fee to secure Aubameyang

Arsenal reportedly paid Michy Batshuayi's loan fee for Dortmund so the Bundesliga club would sanction Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to north London.

Transfer window recap: Ins, outs and loans so far, and what...

For a January transfer window, Arsenal have been extremely busy this month. We've rounded up all the news as it stands, in case you missed any of it.

Photo: Giroud arrives at Chelsea training ground ahead of £17.5m transfer

Olivier Giroud has allegedly arrived at Chelsea's training ground in Cobham ahead of what is being reported as a permanent move.

Wenger pays tribute to Giroud ahead of £17.5m 2.5yr Chelsea move

Arsene Wenger will be sad to see Olivier Giroud leave as his permanent move to Chelsea nears completion. 

Giroud’s agent confirms Chelsea move

Olivier Giroud is set to join Chelsea for £18m.

‘This is worse than Alexis to United’: Arsenal fans spitting feathers...

Arsenal fans are absolutely livid that Arsenal could be about to sell Olivier Giroud to Chelsea.

Media link David Luiz to Arsenal but do the Gunners really...

The media continue to link David Luiz with a move to Arsenal, particularly as the Olivier Giroud to Chelsea rumours pick up speed, but do the Gunners really want the defender?

Giroud has ‘contractual agreement’ with Chelsea, Monaco make late ‘approach’

Olivier Giroud has agreed personal terms with Chelsea ahead of a potential move, but a fee must still be agreed, according to L'Equipe.

Decision expected today: Borussia Dortmund boost Arsenal's hopes of signing Pierre-Emerick...

Borussia Dortmund could turn their attention back to Olivier Giroud, which would be fantastic news for Arsenal as they look to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Bad news for Arsenal as deal falters over asking price

Chelsea have reportedly turned their nose up at Arsenal's asking price for Olivier Giroud, which suddenly puts them in a position of power over the Gunners... or does it?

Mkhi’s first match, ‘Swanselona’ & Ozil contract talk: 12 things Arsenal...

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.

Chelsea could make or break Arsenal's deal for Aubameyang

As the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Arsenal rumours pick up pace, so is the story that the Gunners might sell Olivier Giroud to Chelsea. Could it really happen?

2 strikers to 2 rivals in 1 week: No top 6...

Arsenal could lose Olivier Giroud to Chelsea a week after Alexis Sanchez joined Manchester United. Would any other top-six club sell two top strikers to two rivals in the same window?

Aubameyang move to Arsenal expected to be announced today, say Bild

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s move from Borussia Dortmund to Arsenal will be announced today, according to reports in Germany.

'Direct consequences' from Arsenal Aubameyang deal could benefit Chelsea warns reliable...

Arsenal signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will have 'direct consequences' for Arsenal's French strikers, according to Monday's L'Equipe.

Losing this player would be 'too much' says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has denied that Olivier Giroud could leave on loan, and says that losing him on top of Theo Walcott would be 'too much'.

One key factor could stop Arsenal agreeing loan move with Borussia...

Olivier Giroud could move to Borussia Dortmund on loan as part of the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal, but only if his wife is happy to leave London.

Embarrassing statistic highlights how few players are committing their futures to...

Apart from Calum Chambers in October, the last person at Arsenal to sign a new contract was Arsene Wenger. Chambers is the only player in 12 months to put pen to paper.

Arsenal blow: 2 strikers ruled out of Chelsea clash, 2 other...

Arsenal are without Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck for the second leg of their League Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea.

Dortmund manager wants negotiations sorted by Tuesday: Aubameyang-to-Arsenal latest

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during a Borussia Dortmund training session, ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group D match against Arsenal, at Emirates Stadium on November 25, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's potential move to Arsenal continues to edge closer, so we've rounded up the latest updates as the Gunners push for an agreement.

From Germany: Giroud set for Dortmund loan if Aubameyang comes to...

Arsenal are reportedly set to send Olivier Giroud out on loan to Borussia Dortmund if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs for the Gunners.

Dortmund director gives updates on Aubameyang talks with Arsenal

Borussia Dortmund confirmed that Sunday's talks with Arsenal over the transfer of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ended without conclusion.

Arsenal told swap deal for 28-year-old forward is off

Borussia Dortmund have contacted Arsenal again about the availability of Olivier Giroud. However, the German club don't want a swap deal with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal player is a week away from...

Olivier Giroud is closing in on a much-needed return to the Arsenal squad, according to Arsene Wenger, having been out of action since December.

Report: Arsenal considering Bundesliga swap deal to replace Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal will reportedly offer Olivier Giroud and £30m to try and convince Borussia Dortmund to sell them Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as they bid to replace Alexis Sanchez.

Loan with option to buy: Champions League side want another Arsenal...

Besiktas want to sign Olivier Giroud if they sell Negredo to China as rumoured, despite recent links between the Turkish club and Danny Welbeck.

'There's no sense in leaving' - Boost for Arsenal as agent...

Olivier Giroud's agent Michael Manuello has ruled out a move to Turkey or China during the January transfer window.

5 out for Arsenal, 1 key player in for Chelsea: Blow...

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Antonio Conte has confirmed that while Eden Hazard missed out on Chelsea's FA Cup draw against Norwich with a calf problem, the Belgian returns for Arsenal.

Massive Arsenal blow as 5 players ruled out & 2 face...

Arsene Wenger has delivered the latest Arsenal team news ahead of the Gunners' first League Cup semi-final clash against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Besiktas in town to sell to Everton and buy from Arsenal

Besiktas' president is in England to negotiate a deal for Olivier Giroud after finalising Cenk Tosun's sale to Everton, according to reports.

Arsenal lose 6th player to injury as key midfielder ruled out...

In his press conference ahead of the Nottingham Forest FA Cup tie, Arsene Wenger confirmed that Granit Xhaka has become the latest Arsenal player to pick up an injury.

Arsenal could lose prolific forward to Turkish club

Fenerbahce are reportedly trying to lure Olivier Giroud to Turkey this month, in a bid to replace Robin van Persie and Fernandao.

Injury crisis could see Arsenal missing six players for Chelsea clash

Arsenal are facing a crisis ahead of tonight's meeting with Chelsea, with up to six players potentially missing out through injury.

Arsenal's 4 attackers who always underperform in this fixture

Arsenal's four attacking options all appear to underperform against Chelsea and it's concerning.

Arsenal told to move on 6 players and bring in 3...

Former Gunner, Charlie Nicholas, has a long list of players that he reckons Arsene Wenger needs to offload in January.

'They have little chance of playing' - Arsene Wenger doubtful over...

Arsene Wenger has revealed Sead Kolasinac, Laurent Koscielny and Mesut Ozil don't have much chance of playing against Chelsea on Wednesday.

Arsenal 2017 review: January/February/March

In true Arsenal style, after the busy festive period and back-to-back defeats to Everton and Manchester City in December, January went rapidly downhill.

Top 5 Arsenal goals of 2017

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Olivier Giroud, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil all found the back of the net in 2017, but what were Arsenal's top five goals?

Bergkamp? Henry? Giroud? Wenger names best goal scored under him

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Arsene Wenger has witnessed the likes of Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp finding the back of the net but the manager insists that Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick is the best Arsenal goal he's seen as Arsenal manager.

Early team news as West Brom suffer huge injury blow and...

West Brom's £18m signing Nacer Chadli has been ruled out for another two months after suffering a reoccurrence of a hip injury.

Fenerbache want Olivier Giroud to replace Tottenham loanee

Fenerbahce could attempt to sign Olivier Giroud due to doubts over Vincent Janssen's form, according to reports.

Good news for Arsenal as hopes of having 31-year-old in January...

Everton are set to sign Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun after giving up on Olivier Giroud.

Arsene Wenger has a dig at Everton over failed summer transfer

Arsene Wenger believes Olivier Giroud could have moved to Everton regardless of his family's desire to stay in London.

Sam Allardyce blames one person for Olivier Giroud's failed Everton move

Olivier Giroud is unlikely to join Everton because his wife doesn't want him to move north of London, according to Toffees' boss Sam Allardyce.

Arsenal forward ruled out until mid-January

Olivier Giroud will recover from a hamstring injury by mid-January, according to Arsene Wenger.

19 Arsenal stories you probably missed this weekend

It might be Christmas, but that doesn’t mean there’s still not quite a bit going on.

Agent to hold Arsenal talks this week but problem complicates issue

Olivier Giroud's agent will hold talks with Arsenal over the striker's future at the club this week, according to reports but the player's injury complicates matters.

Massive blow for Arsenal as forward ruled out for 6 weeks

Olivier Giroud will miss the next six weeks and will not return to the Arsenal squad until February.

How will Arsenal lineup at the end of January?

The January transfer window will soon be upon us and, if we're lucky, we could have some new players in the team.

Arsenal without striker as Liverpool's top goalscorer skips training - but...

Olivier Giroud looks set to miss out on Arsenal's clash against Liverpool at the Emirates on Friday night, while Mohamed Salah missed Liverpool training.

Andy Cole names which Arsenal player will be missed during the...

Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole believes Olivier Giroud will be a big miss for Arsenal over the winter period.

Arsene Wenger admits striker will be out for Christmas and New...

Arsène Wenger confirmed that Olivier Giroud has suffered a hamstring injury, and is set to miss the Christmas and New Year fixtures.

Bad news for Arsene Wenger as agent admits Arsenal striker could...

Olivier Giroud's agent says the striker doesn't intend to return to France, and would consider a Premier League move if Arsene Wenger would make a U-turn on his decision not to sell.

Major boost for Arsenal after 28-year-old signs a new deal

Fans of Olivier Giroud will be pleased after Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc revealed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed a 'secret' contract extension with the Bundesliga club a while ago.

Wayne Rooney says if this player started for Arsenal they’d be...

Wayne Rooney feels Arsenal would be a better team if Olivier Giroud started, and that they should have sold Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Martin Keown names which two Arsenal players are in direct competition...

Martin Keown acknowledges that while there's competition between Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette for a place in Arsenal's starting line-up, it's entirely healthy and good for both strikers.

Steve Nicol names which player will sign a new Arsenal deal...

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Huddersfield Town at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Former Liverpool defender and ESPN FC pundit, Steve Nicol, reckons that Olivier Giroud will leave Arsenal in January but Mesut Ozil, as recent reports claim, will stay.

David Moyes has eyes on another Arsenal player - along with...

David Moyes revealed that West Ham could be looking to sign Olivier Giroud in January.

This is why Olivier Giroud will be desperate to start against...

Olivier Giroud will be desperate to start against West Ham on Wednesday night given his impressive record against the Hammers.

Besiktas lining up Arsenal 31-year-old as Cenk Tosun's replacement

Olivier Giroud could be a target for Besiktas if the Turkish club lose star forward Cenk Tosun in January.

Robert Pires names which Arsenal player needs to meet Arsene Wenger...

Robert Pires says Olivier Giroud needs to meet with Arsène Wenger and Ivan Gazidis before making a decision on his future.

5 things we learned from Arsene Wenger’s press conference

Arsene Wenger addressed issues about Olivier Giroud's playing time, contract situations, his team's defenders and sumo wrestling.

Bad news for Arsenal with Borussia Dortmund targeting 28-year-old as Pierre-Emerick...

Borussia Dortmund are looking at Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the 28-year-old set to be sold in January.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal man is more than an impact...

Arsène Wenger says Olivier Giroud is more than just a threat from the bench, but refused to talk about his off-field conversations with the striker.

Petr Cech names which Arsenal player rewards Arsene Wenger's faith in...

Petr Cech reckons that Olivier Giroud's equaliser against Southampton on Sunday rewards Arsene Wenger's faith in the entire squad.

This is the Arsenal striker who has made a career of...

Olivier Giroud equalled the Premier League record for most goals from a substitute at a single club at the weekend, but Arsenal fans shouldn't be surprised.

Jack Wilshere names which Arsenal player is "one of the best...

Jack Wilshere believes that Olivier Giroud being on the bench proves Arsenal's strength in depth, calling the Frenchman "one of the best strikers in the Premier League".

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal player "will start more games"

Arsene Wenger has said that Olivier Giroud will get more starts in the first-team, and has ruled out a move in January.

3 reasons Arsenal can't let this forward leave in January even...

Olivier Giroud has been linked with an Arsenal exit in the winter window (and isn't denying it), but we've think that would be a rather stupid decision.

Shocking stat emphasises how poor Arsenal are away from home

Arsenal have only scored nine goals in eight away games this season - and five of those came at Everton!

Forward explains how Wenger wanted Arsenal to start against Southampton

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Olivier Giroud believes a point away to Southampton was a good result with the Gunners were fortunate not to throw the game away after a poor start despite Wenger telling them a good start was what they needed.

He messed up: Arsenal player ratings from Southampton shambles

Arsenal snatched a late draw in the closing stages against Southampton after a poor performance all round.

Arsenal forward confirms he might have to leave in January

Olivier Giroud says he has the World Cup in his head almost every day, and he's considering whether to leave in January.

Arsenal forward will leave in January but wants London stay says...

Olivier Giroud is set to leave Arsenal in January over concerns of a lack of game time, according to various reports on Sunday morning.

Olivier Giroud proves he’s the anti-Cech when it comes to penalties

Olivier Giroud proved that he's the antithesis of Petr Cech as he coolly scored his 15th penalty against BATE Borisov on Thursday evening.

Arsene Wenger rules out the sale of these three Arsenal players

Arsene Wenger has said he has no intention of weakening his squad by selling Jack Wilshere, Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud in January.

Predicted Arsenal 3-4-3 line-up v BATE Borisov: Wilshere and Walcott in

Arsenal are likely to rotate heavily for their match against BATE Borisov on Thursday, with Southampton to come at the weekend. Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott will start.

AC Milan considering loan move for Arsenal 31-year-old

Olivier Giroud is a target of AC Milan, with the Serie A club reportedly considering taking the Frenchman on a loan deal.

Coach's advice could lead to Arsenal departure in January

France assistant manager Guy Stephan has urged Olivier Giroud to find more game time before the 2018 World Cup next summer.

Olivier Giroud proves media narrative wrong with stunning stat

Olivier Giroud is Arsenal's fourth-best goalscorer of all time, yet there are still people are there who don't rate him.

Who will Arsenal players face at the World Cup next summer?

After the World Cup draw took place earlier this afternoon, we're looking at who the Arsenal players will face at the competition next summer.

Goal every 73 minutes: Striker says he's ready to fill massive...

Olivier Giroud is ready to step in for the injured Alexandre Lacazette against Manchester United on Saturday if Arsene Wenger needs him.

Arsenal goalscorer gives simple explanation why 'key player' cannot be allowed...

Olivier Giroud hailed Mesut Ozil following his impressive second-half performance against Huddersfield on Wednesday evening.

The statistic that proves Olivier Giroud is better than Eric Cantona

Did you know that Olivier Giroud has now scored more Premier League goals than Eric Cantona?

Olivier Giroud names which Arsenal teammates "played really well" in Huddersfield...

Olivier Giroud was impressed with Arsenal's defensive display against Huddersfield on Wednesday night.

This is the Arsenal forward who may have fallen further down...

Olivier Giroud was an unused substitute against Burnley, and when the Gunners needed a goal, Danny Welbeck was introduced. Is the Frenchman now third choice?

Experience or youth? Arsene Wenger drops a big hint how team...

Arsene Wenger says we'll see a more experienced team play against Cologne in tonight's Europa League clash.

Injury boost for Arsenal as three players return to traning ahead...

Olivier Giroud has returned to training, along with Calum Chambers and Danny Welbeck, but Theo Walcott is still out with illness.

Alexandre Lacazette names the one Arsenal player who helped him settle...

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette revealed international teammate Olivier Giroud helped him to settle at the Emirates Stadium after his move from Olympique Lyonnais.

Arsenal could agree deal with Bayern for 31-year-old

Bayern Munich could sign Olivier Giroud as backup for Robert Lewandowski, according to reports. 

Big blow as Arsene Wenger reveals Arsenal striker will miss the...

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Olivier Giroud will miss Saturday's North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.

Olivier Giroud brutally honest about his current happiness at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud insists that he has no regrets over choosing to stay at Arsenal this summer.

Arsenal could be without three key players for Saturday’s North London...

Ahead of the North London derby on Saturday, Arsenal could be without a key defender, midfielder and striker, with the international break taking a number of victims.

Arsenal striker wins October award

Olivier Giroud's stunning overhead kick against Red Star Belgrade has won the fan vote for Goal of the Month.

Karim Benzema gives backhanded compliment to Olivier Giroud

Karim Benzema has payed Olivier Giroud a bit of a back-handed compliment following the 31-year-old's 29th goal for France.

Fans make the same joke after Arsenal suffer another injury during...

Arsenal fans have been rejoicing over the fact that since Olivier Giroud could be sidelined for the North London Derby on 18 November, Alexandre Lacazette might actually get a full 90 minutes under his belt.

Arsenal could welcome back one striker while the other remains a...

Danny Welbeck could be back for the North London derby, but Olivier Giroud is a doubt, according to the latest reports.

Dimitri Payet names which Arsenal player is "still efficient" despite lack...

Dimitri Payet says he still rates Olivier Giroud, even if he's not getting the best run in the Arsenal side at the moment.

Thigh injury could see Arsenal without their forward for Saturday's North...

Olivier Giroud has apparently returned to Arsenal after suffering a thigh injury while away with the France national team.

Is even this Arsenal forward a better attacking option than Alexis...

Should Olivier Giroud have been given more of a chance during Arsenal's 3-1 loss away to Manchester City on Sunday?

Arsenal star issues message of support for fan-kicking teammate

Olivier Giroud has shown his support for his former France teammate, Patrice Evra, after the ex-Marseille defender was banned from football until June 2018 for kicking a fan.

Arsenal forward picks up thigh injury on international duty

Olivier Giroud managed to pick up a thigh injury while playing for France during their 2-0 friendly win over Wales on Friday.

Clever finish does goalkeeper: Arsenal international roundup

Four Arsenal stars featured in France's international friendly win over Wales at Stade de France on Friday evening.

This is what Olivier Giroud did during a press conference that...

Olivier Giroud tried his hand at speaking Welsh ahead of France's friendly against them.

These are the nine Arsenal players currently away in the international...

Nine Arsenal players have been called up for their countries for their upcoming international matches.

Arsenal man picks up injury on international duty

Olivier Giroud may have picked up a knock while training with France.

10 years and 4 Arsenal scapegoats, but who is the biggest?

The previous decade has seen plenty of players turned into scapegoats.

What is he offering? Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City

Arsenal went to Manchester City and lost, just like we all expected them to.

Absolute stunners: Olivier Giroud's greatest Arsenal goals

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Olivier Giroud has scored some fantastic goals during his time with the Gunners, and we're taking a look back at a few of them.

He 'feels' the club: Pundit hails Arsenal hitman for staying at...

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Frank Lampard believes the best thing to happen to Arsenal over the summer was Olivier Giroud deciding not to leave.

Giroud makes dance class admission he says he will be 'roasted'...

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Olivier Giroud has revealed that he took contemporary dance classes when he was younger and he believes they could have helped him score that scorpion kick against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal fans name their favourite current player and why

We asked you guys on Twitter who your favourite current Arsenal player is and why, and the results seem to be pretty conclusive.

Ronald Koeman explains how close he was to signing Arsenal's striker...

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Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman has revealed he was very close to signing Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in the summer.

Arsenal could lose striker in surprise January swoop

Chelsea are reportedly considering a bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud in January, with manager Antonio Conte having approached him during the FIFA awards in the week.

Charlie Nicholas gives bold prediction for Arsenal-Norwich in the Carabao Cup

Charlie Nicholas predicts a big win for the Gunners against Norwich City in Tuesday night's League Cup clash.

Arsene Wenger settles which striker is better between Olivier Giroud and...

Arsène Wenger says there's no difference between Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette in terms of which players is better for the Arsenal team.

Arsenal striker wins FIFA award

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Olivier Giroud won the Puskás Award last night, for his effort against Crystal Palace in the opening game of 2017.

2 Arsenal players amongst top 5 Premier League super subs

Arsenal have two players in the top five for the most substitute Premier League goals of all time, Olivier Giroud and Nwankwo Kanu.

Explaining why Arsenal score more goals of this kind than any...

Arsenal have scored more headed goals than other Premier League side this season. 

Olivier Giroud explains how two of his best Arsenal goals are...

Olivier Giroud has compared the overhead volley he scored against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night to his scorpion kick against Crystal Palace.

This is what Martin Keown thinks of Olivier Giroud

Arsenal legend Martin Keown was rather impressed with Olivier Giroud following his superb goal for the Gunners on Thursday night.

Olivier Giroud names which Arsenal player deserves credit for Europa League...

Olivier Giroud has dedicated Arsenal's 1-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade to Petr Cech after the goalkeeper put in a superb performance against the Serbian side.

Arsene Wenger says Olivier Giroud made a ballsy prediction against Red...

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Olivier Giroud predicted that Arsenal would score against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night.

Jamie Carragher names which Arsenal player would be ideal for the...

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher reckons that Olivier Giroud would have been an ideal signing for Everton as he's one of the most underrated players in the Premier League.

Arsenal fans demand Arsene Wenger stop doing this one thing in...

Arsenal fans have accused Arsène Wenger of failing to fully utilise new signing Alexandre Lacazette, after subbing him off again in the Watford defeat.

Surprising stat emerges after Arsenal’s latest shambles at Watford

No team has scored more headers than Arsenal in the Premier League since the start of the 2015/16 season.

Arsenal face dual threat in January window from Juve and Inter...

Juventus and Inter Milan are interested in signing Olivier Giroud at the end of the season, according to reports in Italy.

Jason Cundy believes Arsenal 28-year-old should join Everton

Former Chelsea defender Jason Cundy reckons that Theo Walcott should consider joining Everton or Crystal Palace.

Arsenal's internationals: Alexis' Chile eliminated, Giroud enters France record books

There'll be no World Cup for Alexis Sanchez's Chile side, while Olivier Giroud became France's seventh all-time highest goalscorer.

Wallpaper and covers of Arsenal’s newest centurion Oliver Giroud

The prolific Frenchman who divides opinion more than Wenger does, Olivier Giroud hit 100 goals for Arsenal, and I've made some wallpapers and covers to celebrate the milestone.

Is Olivier Giroud’s Arsenal career over?

With Olivier Giroud once again struggling for game time this season and the World Cup in Russia next year, could the France international be heading for the exit sooner rather than later?

Italian Serie A duo could move for Arsenal 31-year-old

Juventus and Inter Milan could reportedly make a move for Olivier Giroud next summer.

Arsenal striker explains why he didn't leave the club in the...

Olivier Giroud has explained why he didn't fancy a move back to France last summer, revealing he wanted to stay in England as he's happy at Arsenal.

Arsenal striker nominated for annual award

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Olivier Giroud has made the three-man shortlist for the FIFA Puskas award.

Robert Pires names the Arsenal player who should start over Kylian...

Robert Pires says it's too early to make Monaco's Kylian Mbappé a leader in the France side, and thinks manager Didier Deschamps will stick to Arsenal's Olivier Giroud for now.

Arsenal 31-year-old admits he nearly joined this Premier League club in...

Olivier Giroud says that choosing to stay at Arsenal was the right choice, rather than joining Everton this summer.

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?

How have Arsenal turned things round since the Liverpool defeat?

When the Gunners lost 4-0 to Liverpool just a week after yet another failure to overturn Stoke away from home it looked like the team was in for another long season.

International watch: Arsenal 21-year-old sends Nigeria through to 2018 World Cup,...

Alex Iwobi not only scored for Nigeria on Saturday evening, he sent his country through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

No-one better in the world: High praise for Arsenal man in...

Younes Belhanda thinks Olivier Giroud is one of the best forwards around in his role, and that there's no target man better than him.

Arsenal goal machine picks his best goals

Olivier Giroud says the goals he scored against Leicester, Spurs and Manchester United were some of his favourites for the club.

Arsenal reportedly targeting Real Madrid forward to replace Alexis

Reports in Spain are once again suggesting that Arsenal want Karim Benzema to replace Alexis Sanchez next summer.

Alexandre Lacazette explains how France can win the World Cup

Alexandre Lacazette thinks the French national side have the ingredients to go all the way in the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer.

Evening Standard mistake fan account for real player after Instagram post...

The Evening Standard mistook a Hugo Lloris fan account for the real Tottenham goalkeeper after an Instagram post teasing Olivier Giroud came from the account.

These twelve Arsenal players have been called up for international duty

In total, twelve Arsenal first-team players have been called up to represent their countries over the international break.

Arsenal man gets beard tended to before facing press

Olivier Giroud wasn't too proud to get his good looks touched up before France's press conference.

Episode 115: We all live in a Nacho Monreal world

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Helen beating BATE and Brighton, Giroud joining the 100 club, and the potential importance of Alex Iwobi and Jack Wilshere.

Excellent news as Premier League side will not move for Arsenal...

Everton will not be renewing their interest in Olivier Giroud, according to The Daily Star.

Arsenal on international duty: Who, when and where?

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After Arsenal's match against Brighton the international break is underway again, just a few weeks after the last one ended. So which Arsenal players are involved, and when?

Manager gives Olivier Giroud crystal clear warning

France manager Didier Deschamps would prefer Olivier Giroud to be at a club where can play every game.

Former Arsenal striker calls for these 2 front men to start...

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell thinks that the Gunners should play Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette alongside each other.

Where does Giroud rank amongst Arsenal’s fastest centurions?

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Olivier Giroud became the 12th fastest player to score 100 goals for Arsenal on Thursday.

Theo Walcott shows great team spirit for Arsenal - this is...

Theo Walcott turned down the chance to claim some personal glory with a hattrick in order to allow Olivier Giroud to finally net his 100th Arsenal goal.

Video: 100 Olivier Giroud Arsenal goals in 140 seconds

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On Thursday night Olivier Giroud scored his 100th goal for Arsenal, with a penalty against BATE Borisov. Watch all 100 here.

These three Arsenal players have been called up for France

Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have all been called up for France.

28-year-old Arsenal man welcomes Olivier Giroud to 100 club

Theo Walcott took straight to Twitter following Arsenal's 4-2 win over BATE Borisov on Thursday night to congratulate his teammate on his landmark achievement.

Arsenal player focus: Olivier Giroud has 5 shots and nets 100th...

Olivier Giroud has finally scored his 100th Arsenal goal.

Alexander Hleb names the one Arsenal player he "can't say is...

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Alexander Hleb says he doesn't think Alexandre Lacazette is a fantastic signing for the Gunners, as he thinks Olivier Giroud remains the better option at centre-forward.

This is when Everton could return for Arsenal 30-year-old

Everton are planning to return for Olivier Giroud in January, according to latest reports, although it's unknown if they've be successful given Arsenal's desire to retain the striker.

These are the Arsenal players expected to feature in Thursday's Europa...

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Arsenal look to be taking a young squad to Belarus for Thursday's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.

This is why Arsene Wenger subbed Alexandre Lacazette despite hat-trick looming

Arsene Wenger has explained why he took off Alexandre Lacazette in Monday's win over West Bromwich Albion despite the striker being on a hat-trick.

Everton plan £40m move for Arsenal star in January

Everton are planning to make a £40m move for striker Olivier Giroud in January, according to latest reports.

Arsenal and Giroud given real dilemma as Everton prepare £40m January...

Everton are reportedly set to return for Olivier Giroud in January and this time they're probably more likely get their man.

Giroud guaranteed to win prestigious award as FIFA allow fans to...

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FIFA have opened up their prestigious Puskás Award to a fan vote, which means that Olivier Giroud is pretty much guaranteed to win.

Arsenal open talks with duo as 7 others wait

Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey jumps over the save from Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on September 17, 2017. (GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)
Arsenal are apparently set to open talks with Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey over new contracts.

Liverpool man missing as Olivier Giroud FIFA nomination shows that idiots...

Olivier Giroud’s scorpion kick has been nominated for FIFA’s Puskas Award, despite idiots not even voting it Goal of the Month or Goal of the Season on the BBC's Match of the Day.

Merson believes Everton should have offered £40m for Giroud

Paul Merson believes Everton should have spent £40m on Olivier Giroud.

Official team news – Arsenal vs FC Koln: Alexis starts, Wilshere...

Jack Wilshere returns to the Arsenal first-team for the first time in 13 months, while Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott will make up the attack in tonight’s Europa League clash.

FC Köln captain gives grim assessment of his side's chances against...

FC Köln captain Matthias Lehmann admits that Arsenal are big favourites to win Thursday night's Europa League meeting.

Arsenal 30-year-old makes interesting analogy about the Gunners' strength in depth

Speaking ahead of Arsenal's Europa League clash with, Olivier Giroud spoke of the depth Arsène Wenger's side currently has, saying they could field two strong teams.

Arsenal 30-year-old admits he was close to leaving this summer

Olivier Giroud has revealed that he was close to leaving Arsenal this summer, only to make a U-turn on the decision after reflecting on things.

Michael Owen believes these two Arsenal players will feature against FC...

Michael Owen expects Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud to be brought back in for Arsenal's Europa League match against FC Köln on Thursday.

Arsenal 26-year-old not worried about these two players

Despite having so many players fighting for places in attack at Arsenal, Danny Welbeck isn't worried and says competition makes him a better player.

Arsenal 25-year-old could end 13-month absence to play in Thursday's Europa...

Arsène Wenger plans to give Jack Wilshere a game against FC Köln on Thursday, for the first time in over a year.

Former Manchester United defender "not disappointed" Arsenal 30-year-old made this decision

Patrice Evra claims that he's not disappointed with Olivier Giroud's decision to turn down a move to Marseille this summer.

Arsenal name these 42 players in this season's squad for the...

Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad for this season, along with 41 other players.

Arsenal planned to sell these eight players and more this summer

Arsenal wanted to sell more than eight players this summer to free up space on the wage bill, in addition to clearing their bloated first-team.

David Ornstein reveals Arsenal planned to keep 28-year-old outcast and sell...

David Ornstein claims that Arsenal were planning on keeping Lucas Perez and selling Olivier Giroud this summer.

International round-up: Arsenal trio feature for France, Welbeck scores for England,...

Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.

Arsenal striker's mental strength hailed by manager: I trust him

Didier Deschamps hails Olivier Giroud's mental strength ahead of France's World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg.

Arsenal 30-year-old backs Gunners to win Premier League and Europa League...

Olivier Giroud insists that despite being in terrible form, Arsenal can still win the Premiership and Europa League this season.

Giroud wanted Everton but wife said no - report

Olivier Giroud's partner was the reason why he didn't move to Everton, claims Charlie Adam.

Arsenal international round up: 1 injury, Asano scores, Giroud and Kolašinac...

In the first set of World Cup qualifiers this International break, Arsenal had nine players involved for their country, across seven teams.

Arsenal giving away their tactics and training methods in bizarre scouting...

Arsenal and FC Köln plan to share footage with each other to help prepare for the first match of the Europa League campaign.

Arsenal close to agreeing deal for 28-year-old

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
According to latest reports, Arsenal striker Lucas Perez is on his way to Deportivo La Coruna, with a loan deal being mooted.

Arsenal 30-year-old admits he was "ashamed" by this

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has admitted he was "ashamed" after suffering a 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.

Arsene Wenger says this is why he dropped Arsenal 26-year-old for...

Arsene Wenger attempted to explain why he dropped Alexandre Lacazette ahead of Arsenal's game against Liverpool.

Didier Deschamps names France squad for World Cup qualifiers: These three...

Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette have been selected for France by Didier Deschamps.

Full list of the Arsenal players’ weekly wages: Alexis Sanchez and...

Arsenal's players have had their weekly wages revealed, with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil the top earners on £140k-per-week each.

ESPN analyst explains the France national team dilemma between these two...

Tactical expert Michael Cox has explained why Olivier Giroud starts over Alexandre Lacazette for the French national team.

Arsenal’s chaotic win over Leicester City: A design flaw, or a...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal won their first league game of the season last Friday, despite playing a winger at left–back, a left–back at centre–back, another left–back at centre–back, and without the services of their captain, best centre midfielder and best attacker.

Everton targeting Christian Benteke and Nikola Kalinic after gving up on...

Everton have reportedly finally admitted defeat in their pursuit of Olivier Giroud.

Arsene Wenger explains why these two players are important for Arsenal

Arsène Wenger has talked about the value of having both Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud at the club.

Arsenal legend says these two players should hand in a transfer...

Paul Merson has said the likes of Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud should follow Philippe Coutinho's example at Liverpool and hand in transfer requests.

Reviewing referee Mike Dean’s performance in Arsenal’s win over Leicester on...

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Referee Mike Dean had a mixed game on Friday night as Arsenal defeated Leicester 4-3.

Petr Cech believes this sets Arsenal apart from other clubs

Petr Cech has praised the impact of Arsenal's substitutes this season, after seeing them making a huge contribution in recent games.

Pictures: Arsenal’s 4-3 win over Leicester in Friday’s Premier League opener

Arsenal defeated Leicester City 4-3 in a dramatic opening game last Friday at the Emirates Stadium.

The one club Olivier Giroud could leave Arsenal for this summer

Olivier Giroud is reportedly still open to a move to Borussia Dortmund despite publicly confirming that he'll be staying at Arsenal.

Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal are wasting 30-year-old's talents

Olivier Giroud is wasting his talents at Arsenal as an impact sub according to football pundit Jamie Redknapp.

Have Arsenal fans finally united over Olivier Giroud?

Olivier Giroud is one of my favourite Arsenal players and the fact that Gooners everywhere are finally realising what a fantastic striker he is makes me all warm and fuzzy inside.

Arsenal star forward confirms he's '100 percent focused' on Arsenal 'project'

Olivier Giroud has said Olivier Giroud says that his ‘heart and soul’ told him to stay with the Gunners despite increased competition for places.that his ‘heart and soul’ told him to stay with the Gunners despite increased competition for places.

Which Arsenal legend won top goalscorer 7 years in a row?

Thierry Henry wasn't just Arsenal's all time top Premier League goalscorer, netting 175 goals, he was the Gunners top goalscorer for seven years in a row.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s chaotic win over Leicester

Arsenal's 4-3 win over Leicester during their Premier League opener on Friday night was like watching an entire season sped up.

Arsene Wenger admits “it was a relief” 30-year-old decided to stay

After coming off the bench and scoring the winning goal in Friday's Premier League opener against Leicester, Arsene Wenger admitted his delight that Olivier Giroud opted to stay.

Marseille manager admits Arsenal 30-year-old “does not want to come”

Marseille manager Rudi Garcia has admitted Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has no desire to join the Ligue 1 side this summer, which hints OM could give up on their summer-long approach.

Thierry Henry says these two Arsenal players will have an "interesting"...

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Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud will have an interesting dynamic this season, according to Thierry Henry.

Giroud speaks out about his Arsenal future

Olivier Giroud has said he could honour his contract with Arsenal for two more years amid transfer speculation.

Arsenal stories you might have missed this weekend

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It was a busy weekend for Arsenal, with Giroud linked with a return to Ligue 1, Alexis having a new suitor from France and Mahrez deciding his future.

Everton could turn their attention from Giroud to Welbeck

Everton could target Danny Welbeck if they can't get Olivier Giroud, according to reports.

Six things we’ve learned from Arsenal’s pre-season

With the new Premier League season just five days away, here are six things we learned from Arsenal's pre-season.

Everton youngster wants Koeman to pick him over signing Olivier Giroud

Young Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin has told Koeman that he should pick him instead of a big money signing, according to the Daily Star.

Ligue 1 side could wait until deadline day to sign Arsenal...

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Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud is being linked with a return to Ligue 1, with latest reports suggesting Marseille could make an approach just before deadline day.

Giroud set to stay after pondering Arsenal future

Olivier Giroud is close to making a decision on his Arsenal future and looks to set to stay.

Everton want Giroud and Sigurdsson in £75m double deal

Everton want to Gylfi Sigurdsson and Olivier Giroud in a double deal worth £75m.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s 5-2 win over Benfica

Although it's only pre-season, it's still nice to beat any team 5-2.

French report: Marseille sporting director contacts Arsenal about Giroud

Marseille are reportedly still keen on signing Olivier Giroud with their sporting director allegedly trying to 'establish contact' with Arsenal over a move.

Everton are reportedly still interested in Olivier Giroud

Everton are apparently still interested in signing Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to reports.

Phil Jones finally explains that crazy clearance against Arsenal in 2015

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has explained his infamous crazy clearance against Arsenal from back in 2015.

Alexandre Lacazette sends perfect message to Arsenal fans

Alexandre Lacazette has sent a message to Arsenal fans in this month’s Arsenal magazine, saying he’s here to ‘make sure’ the club win titles.

Wenger rules out the sale of €22.3m-rated star

Arsene Wenger has said Olivier Giroud wants to stay and fight for his place at Arsenal, despite rumours linking him with an exit this summer.

Everton could turn to 29-year-old if €22.3m deal breaks down

Everton could turn their attentions to Leicester City striker Islam Slimani if they cannot tempt Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud to Goodison Park this summer.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s uninspiring 3-0 loss to Chelsea

Apart from the fact that Arsenal need to go back to the drawing board on a number of issues ahead of the new season, what else did we learn from the Gunners' 3-0 pre-season loss against Chelsea?

Everton boost: Dortmund man talks up teammate that Giroud's supposed to...

Borussia Dortmund's Neven Subotic has been talking up striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, suggesting even further that Olivier Giroud will not be moving to the Bundesliga to replace him.

Arsenal legend pleads with club not to sell divisive figure to...

Robert Pires has urged Arsenal to keep hold of Olivier Giroud as the player continues to be linked with a move away this summer.

West Ham sign former Manchester United star after Arsenal man rejection

West Ham have agreed a deal to sign Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, ending their interest in Olivier Giroud.

Everton confident of landing 33-goals-in-27 striker as well as £20m Arsenal...

After being handed a boost in their pursuit of Olivier Giroud, Everton are also reportedly confident of landing Feyenoord wonderkid, Joshua Zirkzee.

Marseille manager on signing 'dream' Arsenal forward

Marseille manager Rudi Garcia has ruled out a move for Olivier Giroud.

Early team news: Wenger confirms Ospina will start against Chelsea

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that David Ospina will be the goalkeeper to start against Chelsea on Saturday.

Arsenal medics deny Wenger's claims of food poisoning

Arsenal's medics believe that the Gunners are suffering with a 'mild stomach bug' rather than food poisoning.

Everton and Arsenal fighting for €23m striker after Dortmund withdraw interest

Everton's chances of signing Olivier Giroud have been boosted by Dortmund keeping hold of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Arsenal boosted by the news of West Ham's impending £13m deal

West Ham are close to completing the signing of Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen, which would end their interest in Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal considering £50m deal

Arsenal will make a bid for long-term target Karim Benzema from Real Madrid should Alexis Sanchez leave the club this summer.

Why Arsenal allowing Olivier Giroud to leave would be a huge...

Despite Arsene Wenger claiming he's sure Olivier Giroud is staying at Arsenal, the big guy himself doesn't seem so sure.

Everton and Dortmund on alert after Marseille manager talks up £20m...

Marseille manager Rudi Garcia has hinted the club are interested in signing Olivier Giroud but may wait until the end of the transfer window to go for the Arsenal man.

Giroud excited by “new adventure”

Olivier Giroud has flown to China with the rest of the Arsenal squad for their pre-season tour and he's rather excited.

Arsenal supporters may not agree with Stewart Robson's opinion on Ozil...

Stewart Robson thinks Arsenal should take Mesut Özil's contract offer off the table and sell Olivier Giroud.

Giroud’s comments on Lacazette may disprove fans’ theories of a dispute

Olivier Giroud praised Alexandre Lacazette after Arsenal's win over Western Sydney Wanderers, which may suggests fans' assumptions of a disliking between the two is untrue.

Bundesliga giants targeting 30-year-old to replace £65m striker

Borussia Dortmund are looking at Olivier Giroud as a potential replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Why Giroud did NOT snub Lacazette after he scored

Eagle-eyed Gooners noticed what appeared to be Olivier Giroud snubbing Alexandre Lacazette after he scored against Western Sydney Wanderers but in reality this doesn't seem to be case.

Wenger on Lacazette’s position, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Alexis, Mbappe & more

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Following Arsenal's 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanders, Arsene Wenger addressed a number of issues in his post-match press conference.

Arsenal international: I'm still an Arsenal player, for now

Olivier Giroud has once again stated that for now he remains an Arsenal player, despite all the speculation around his future.

Olivier Giroud’s pre-season performance proves striker ready to fight for Arsenal

After an impressive performance against Western Sydney Wanderers, it appears that Olivier Giroud won't be leaving Arsenal without a fight.

Lacazette v Giroud: Stats and team influence

How do Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud match up when you compare their recent stats?

Wenger confirms Lacazette’s main position

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will indeed play Alexandre Lacazette as a centre forward next season, allaying fears he’d bought the £52m hitman to be another left-winger.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s 3-1 pre-season win over Western...

Arsenal beat Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 on Saturday, giving them an 100% success rate so far in pre-season.

Wenger delivers Liverpool blow but gives Everton boost

Arsene Wenger has said that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be staying at Arsenal for the new season but was less definitive when talking about Olivier Giroud's future at the club.

Arsenal forward to decide future in 10 days

Olivier Giroud is expected to decide his future in the next 10 days, according to Le10 Sport.

West Ham man wants club to sign 2 from Arsenal

Former West Ham player Steve Lomas has urged his old club to sign Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud.

How Lacazette took 14 minutes to show that Giroud is Arsenal’s...

It's so early in the summer, I haven't yet even built my fantasy team that I will inevitably lose interest in by October, yet Arsenal have already just played their first match of their pre–season, a leisurely 2–0 win over Sydney FC.

£20m striker being targeted to replace 31-goal hitman

Borussia Dortmund are the latest club to show interest in Olivier Giroud, who could be a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Everton, West Ham, Marseille and Lyon on alert after £20m striker...

Olivier Giroud has admitted that he doesn't actually know whether he'll be an Arsenal player next season.

Pictures: Arsenal unveil their new PUMA third kit

Arsenal unveiled their new black-and-pink third kit in Sydney this morning.

Wenger speaks out about £20m deal

With the signing of Alexandre Lacazette having been completed, questions have been asked about the future of Olivier Giroud at Arsenal.

Was Lucas Perez given a fair chance at Arsenal?

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Lucas Perez of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
It looks almost certain that Lucas Perez will be leaving the club this summer after a season of limited opportunities.

Everton will target 26-year-old if they fail to sign £20m striker

Everton are reportedly targeting Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke if they fail to sign Olivier Giroud this summer.

30-year-old's future depends on the outcome of two Arsenal deals

The future of Olivier Giroud will depend on Alexis Sanchez and Thomas Lemar.

Photo Gallery: See Arsenal receive a warm welcome from supporters in...

The Arsenal squad received a warm welcome from their Australian fans after they arrived in Sydney last night.

What does Arsenal’s 25-man pre-season squad tell us about incomings and...

Arsenal have announced their 25-man squad for the tours of Australia and China. What does it tell us about who could stay and who could leave the club this summer?

32-goal striker could snub Arsenal and Chelsea for Marseille switch

Marseille are interested in signing Celtic striker Moussa Dembele.

Inclusion of £20m star in pre-season tour is bad news for...

Olivier Giroud has been included in Arsenal's pre-season tour for their trips to Australia and China, despite speculation he could leave the club.

Everton believe they have ‘50% chance’ of signing Giroud after clinching...

Everton reportedly believe they have a 50% chance of signing Olivier Giroud after clinching Wayne Rooney from Manchester United.

Everton hopeful of convincing 30-year-old Arsenal man to join 'ambitious project'

Everton are reportedly confident that they can convince Olivier Giroud to join their 'ambitious project' this summer.

Arsenal forward 'excited' for pre-season as comments hint where future lies

Olivier Giroud has revealed his excitement ahead of next week's pre-season tour in Sydney, citing his fond memories of matches against Australia at international level and the chance to meet Arsenal fans as the reason he 'can't wait'.

Fenerbahce join Everton in race for 30-year-old Arsenal star

Fenerbahce are the latest club linked with a move for Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal listen to offers for Giroud

Olivier Giroud's future as an Arsenal player is increasingly doubtful, following the arrival of compatriot Alexandre Lacazette.

Remi Garde provides proof Lacazette and Giroud can play together

Former Arsenal player and Lyon manager Remi Garde believes Lacazette and Giroud could play together.

How do Lacazette and Giroud compare: Stats and team influence

Arsenal have announced the long awaited transfer of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, so let's take a look at what this transfer means for Olivier Giroud and how the two compare.

Marseille confident they can beat Everton to Arsenal hitman

Marseille are becoming more confident that they can secure a deal for Olivier Giroud ahead of Everton.

Everton manager phones Arsenal man about transfer

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is believed to have spoken to Everton manager Ronald Koeman about the possibility of him joining the Toffees this summer.

"Yes please..... I want him....." Everton fans excited about Giroud rumours

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Having been linked with Giroud on Italian radio earlier in the week, Everton fans have started to get excited about the possibility of his signature.

Griezmann sends a message to Lacazette

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann is happy after Alexandre Lacazette completed his move to Arsenal.

Lacazette delighted to meet his new Arsenal teammates

New signing Alexandre Lacazette was in cheerful mood as he met his new team mates yesterday.

Everton want to make £20m striker their sixth summer signing

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With Arsenal having signed Alexandre Lacazette, the future of Olivier Giroud is a little less clear with the Frenchman faces more competition for a starting place.

7 Arsenal stories you must not miss today

Summer seems to have finally started for Arsenal as the club get busy in the transfer market.

Everton make divisive Arsenal international top summer target

Everton have reportedly made Olivier Giroud their top transfer target this summer.

ESPN pundit: "He must leave Arsenal this summer"

ESPN pundit Steve Nicol has said that Olivier Giroud must leave Arsenal if he wants to play next season.

"We are going to sign Giroud for £20m"

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Everton scout Carlo Jacomuzzi has claimed the Toffees will sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.

West Ham still want Giroud…sort of

West Ham are aiming to pick up Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi if they miss out on Javier Hernandez, according to reports

West Ham not giving up on Arsenal man despite showing interest...

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West Ham are still interested in signing Arsenal's Olivier Giroud despite chasing Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez.

Arsenal beaten to the punch for club-record signing by Everton

Everton apparently made an approach for Alexandre Lacazette before Arsenal moved in to a secure a deal.

Arsenal man set to stay despite reports of a £20m bid

Olivier Giroud has said he wants to stay at Arsenal amid speculation that he could leave, with interest rife for his signature.

Everton fans get giddy at thought of signing Olivier Giroud

Everton fans are positively giddy over the links between their club and Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal man linked with clubs from the Premier League and Ligue...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud is expected to make a decision on his Arsenal future in the coming days, with a host of clubs interested in his signature this summer.

Everton lining up £20m bid for Arsenal man

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Everton are reportedly lining up a bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, with manager Ronald Koeman preparing for the exit of Romelu Lukaku.

Arsenal receive tempting £24.5m offer for forward

Arsenal have reportedly received a £24.5m (€28m) offer from Marseille for Olivier Giroud.

Lyon president confirms Lacazette deal and comments on Giroud swap

Lyon’s president, the ever-chatty Jean-Michel Aulas, has confirmed that they have ‘given an agreement’ to Arsenal over the transfer of Alexandre Lacazette, but that the subject of a swap deal involving Olivier Giroud was not mentioned.

Arsenal deal for 26-year-old moves tantalisingly close: Medical scheduled

Alexandre Lacazette is getting closer to becoming an Arsenal player after the BBC’s David Ornstein declared that the player is set to have a medical.

President admits striker wants to play for Arsenal because of Arsene...

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas seems resigned to the fact that he will be unable to sign Olivier Giroud this summer.

How much money do Arsenal really have to spend this summer?

It's a big transfer window for Arsenal. With record breaking transfer fees flying about, does Arsenal have enough money to spend this summer?

Arsenal legend calls on club to consider selling goal-scoring forward

Arsenal legend, Nigel Winterburn, reckons that Arsene Wenger should at least consider selling Olivier Giroud this summer.

Arsenal star starts 'war' between 2 Ligue 1 sides

Olivier Giroud is reportedly set to start a 'war' between Marseille and Lyon.

West Ham chairman plays down interest in Arsenal midfielder

West Ham chairman, David Gold, has hinted that the Hammers aren't actually interested in signing Jack Wilshere this summer.

Would a swap deal get a better Sanchez replacement than using...

Alexis Sanchez v Manchester United
So, it's the end of June, and we still have no idea as to whether Alexis Sanchez will be playing for Arsenal next season or not. Huzzah!

L'Equipe believe Ligue 1 duo are considering a move for £20m...

The French media are suggesting Marseille and Lyon both want to sign Olivier Giroud this summer, despite the likelihood he'll remain at the Emirates Stadium.

French media still believe West Ham could land this Arsenal star

West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, is reportedly 'very interested' in signing Olivier Giroud this summer.

Arsenal supporters won't be happy following this admission from the Lyon...

Alexandre Lacazette
Lyon president Jean-Michael Aulas has denied that Alexandre Lacazette will leave the club this summer, contrary to reports that Arsenal were close to agreeing a £44m deal.

Arsenal star awaiting his fate with showdown talks planned with Arsene...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud is believed to be seeking clarification with manager Arsene Wenger over his role at Arsenal next season.

Episode 101: Transfers? We don’t need no stinking transfers

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to talk French strikers, goalies and shopping with Mourinho, as well as Willock, Weddings, Wilshere and Walcott's futures, and West Ham.

West Ham considering £50m bid to sign these two Arsenal players

West Ham are planning a £50m bid to sign both Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud from Arsenal this summer, in a bid to strengthen the side to challenge for a European place next season.

West Ham not giving up on £20m striker and will offer...

Olivier Giroud
It appears West Ham United won’t be giving up on Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud any time soon and are ready to offer the £20m-rated striker a deal worth £130k-per-week this summer.

Why West Ham's pursuit of £8m striker could be good news...

West Ham's interest in Senegalese attacker Badou N'Diaye could mean they've dropped interest in Olivier Giroud.

4 reasons Lacazette is exactly what Arsenal need

With Arsenal reportedly close to agreeing a deal for Alexandre Lacazette, here are four reasons why he'd be exactly what Arsenal need.

Lacazette in, Giroud out, Willock walking & more you might have...

Olivier Giroud
Arsenal could be making a drastic change to their frontline ahead of next season if rumours are to be believed.

16 players fans say ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.

Olivier Giroud pictured at Lyon airport as president confirms approach

Olivier Giroud was spotted at Lyon airport this weekend and while it was expected he was simply flying in to see his family, Lyon’s president has confirmed an approach for the forward.

Everton want deadly Arsenal Frenchman to replace striker headed for Chelsea

Everton are believed to want Olivier Giroud should Romelu Lukaku complete a move to Chelsea.

Milan striker linked with Arsenal and West Ham could be on...

The agent of Carlos Bacca has hinted that the Colombian striker could move to Marseille this summer, as the French club have given up on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud.

Could a desire to play in the Champions League see this...

Olivier Giroud would reportedly be interested in joining Turkish champions Besiktas this summer, with Champions League football a deciding factor should he leave Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger responds to speculation surrounding Olivier Giroud's future at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has said that Olivier Giroud is needed at Arsenal next season, amid interest from West Ham United and reported qualms about a lack of playing time.

When is Arsenal’s official kit launch taking place?

Arsenal’s official kit launch for the 2017/18 is expected to be on Wednesday, and latest leaked pictures show Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the strip, suggesting the pair could be retained this summer.

Round-up: What you won’t want to miss from this weekend

Alexandre Lacazette
There had been more news of potential outgoings than incomings for Arsenal on the weekend, which won’t be good news for supporters.

Arsenal in the summer: Complete run-down of Arsenal players in action

With so many Arsenal players potentially away on international duty, we took a look at the matches you should keep an eye out for this summer.

What positions are Arsenal actually looking to reinforce this summer?

Arsene Wenger
After missing out on Champions League qualification, Arsenal have a very important transfer window ahead. We've already been linked with several players, but which areas of the team should be reinforced this summer?

L'Equipe deliver massive West Ham boost in chase for Arsenal forward

Olivier Giroud
Respected French publication, L’Equipe, are today claiming that Olivier Giroud is no longer in Arsene Wenger’s plans ahead of the new season.

Player leaving and staying, Arsenal bid confirmed and denied: Lacazette –...

On Friday morning it was reported that Lyon president Jean-Michael Aulas had confirmed an Arsenal offer for Alexandre Lacazette but quickly issued a denial.

West Ham meet with Arsenal player rep, willing to match any...

West Ham have reportedly spoken with the representatives of Olivier Giroud.

Giroud confident he could compete with Lacazette but not Mbappe

Olivier Giroud is more likely to stay at Arsenal if they sign Alexandre Lacazette according to a recent report.

Giroud deemed ‘inadequate’ by Arsenal as they ready second huge Mbappe...

Arsenal are preparing an improved bid for Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappé, with Olivier Giroud a makeweight in their proposed deal.

West Ham fans getting excited after rumours of £20m move for...

Olivier Giroud
West Ham supporters are excited by the prospect of Olivier Giroud arriving at their club, with rumours of a bid being prepared.

Which Premier League side has reportedly offered a four-year deal to...

West Ham are reportedly ready to offer Olivier Giroud a four-year deal as the striker seeks regular playing time.

Lacazette could join Arsenal if this player goes the other way

Olympique Lyonnais could ask for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette this summer.

Arsenal international roundup: Goals, assists, subs & divided opinion as 8...

Eight players across the club's various teams featured for their respective countries as the internationals continued. How did they fare?

Should Arsenal fans be happy if they sign Lacazette?

Not a summer goes by without Alexandre Lacazette being linked with Arsenal. With several promising strikers around, should Arsenal fans be happy if they signed him?

Xhaka and Giroud score screamers, Alexis' decisive assist and more

Four first-team players were in action for their respective countries on international duty, while some Ladies also featured during international friendlies.

Olivier Giroud: I'm only a bit behind Tottenham hitman

Olivier Giroud believes he's only marginally behind Tottenham's Harry Kane.

Olivier Giroud admits jealousy over these 2 Arsenal players

Olivier Giroud has said he is jealous of team-mates Per Mertesacker and Mesut Ozil.

Arsenal striker: It's a bit boring, a bit tiresome

Olivier Giroud's hat-trick against Paraguay during a 5-0 rout was France's first for 17 years, yet the 30-year-old is continually criticised by the media and supporters alike, who bemoan the notable absence left by Real Madrid's Karim Benzema in the squad.

Arsenal forward makes impassioned plea about Mbappe

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has urged the French media to ease up on their expectations around Kylian Mbappé and their expectations that he will be one of the world's best.

Did Giroud inadvertently take a shot at Arsenal's style of play?

Olivier Giroud revealed that he offers his guidance to Kylian Mbappe while the two of them play together for the France national team.

Arsenal striker finally admits he could leave the club this summer

Olivier Giroud has said that a lack of playing could force him to leave Arsenal this summer.

France manager pays tribute to hat-trick hero: "I have confidence in...

France manager Didier Deschamps has backed Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to continue scoring goals for Les Blues.

Atletico Madrid star praises international teammate after a hat-trick in a...

Antoine Griezmann
Atletico Madrid and France striker Antoine Griezmann paid tribute to Arsenal's Olivier Giroud after his hat-trick on international duty.

Arsenal striker wants title win not club exit

Despite questions continually being asked about Olivier Giroud's future in recent months, the experienced Frenchman has now dismissed speculation linking him with a summer move away from Arsenal.

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

Giroud scores hat-trick as France thrash Paraguay [with goals]

Olivier Giroud continued his impressive goal-scoring form for France with a hat-trick during their 5-0 international friendly win over Paraguay on Friday evening.

16 players fans think ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.

Arsenal striker set to have decisive meeting with Wenger over future

Olivier Giroud is set to have a meeting with Arsene Wenger to discuss his future at Arsenal.

Arsenal Forward's Review

It is hardly surprising that the first year Arsenal finished as 5th highest scorers in the Premier League that they find themselves ousted from...

Newcastle United lodge £22m bid for Arsenal striker

Newly-promoted Newcastle United have reportedly made a £22m bid to sign Arsenal and France striker Olivier Giroud this summer.

Giroud has ‘no interest’ in Arsenal stay if they sign forwards

Christophe Dugarry claims that Olivier Giroud has no interest in staying at Arsenal if the club sign two new forwards.

Arsenal goal of the season

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After Aaron Ramsey's winning header in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, I'm finding it difficult not to name that as goal of the season five times.

Scorpion kick not nominated for the Premier League Goal of the...

Arsenal centre-forward Olivier Giroud was a surprise omission from the Premier League's Goal of the Season award nominees.

Arsenal striker makes an announcement over his future amid ongoing transfer...

Olivier Giroud has been linked with a potential departure from the Emirates at the end of the season, but from the latest reports he appears to be staying in the capital.

Arsenal striker working with humanitarian charity offering children a "second chance"...

Olivier Giroud recently spoke at Sciences-Po about his humanitarian work.

Olivier Giroud stats label him Premier League super-sub of the season

Olivier Giroud's latest stats have labeled him as the most effective Premier League super-sub this season amid talk that he could leave in the summer.

Arsenal hitman to leave if reinforcements signed in summer

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud will consider leaving Arsenal if attacking reinforcements are signed this summer, according to the Mirror.

Arsenal in bid for Real Madrid duo this summer

Reports from Spain are claiming that Arsenal are looking to replace Hector Bellerin and Alexis Sanchez with Real Madrid's Danilo and Karim Benzema.

Olivier Giroud’s goals and assist coming at incredible rate this season...

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Despite only making 16 starts over all competitions this season, Olivier Giroud's goal and assist rate is on another planet.

Holding: I supported West Ham against Tottenham, I’ll do it again...

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Olivier Giroud and Rob Holding spoke to Sky Sports at the end of Arsenal’s comprehensive win over Stoke on Saturday evening.

Olivier Giroud gets Deschamps backing

Something that has remained in tact this season, no matter what was being written about him in the press, is Didier Deschamps' unwavering faith in Olivier Giroud.

Why it’s time for Arsenal to let Olivier Giroud go

Olivier Giroud has polarised opinion amongst Arsenal fans for much of his time with the club.

Giroud's agent names 4 clubs interested & Wenger link to future

Olivier Giroud's agent has once again denied that there's been any contact between the striker and Marseille.

Player focus Olivier Giroud: More or less mobile than a lump...

Olivier Giroud did a good job during Arsenal's 2-0 loss against Spurs... a good job at masquerading as an inanimate object, that is.

Ozil is a windup merchant & 4 other things we learned...

The final whistle has blown on the last North London Derby at White Hart Lane, with Arsenal deservedly losing 2-0 but did we actually learn anything?

Player focus: Walcott’s decision-making frustrates despite promising occasions

It was a frustrating evening for Theo Walcott against Leicester City on his return to the starting lineup.

FA Cup semi-final match preview: Arsenal vs Manchester City

Just three weeks on from a hard-fought 2-2 draw at the Emirates, Arsenal and Manchester City are set to do battle once again.

£25m? £30m? How much is Olivier Giroud worth?

How much would Arsenal have to pay if they wanted to buy Olivier Giroud?

Alexis Sanchez v Oliver Giroud stat that will shock you

Olivier Giroud scores at a better rate for Arsenal than Alexis Sanchez, despite the former being labelled a donkey and the latter world-class.

'I want to score more' says Arsenal goalscorer

Olivier Giroud recently became France's 10th highest goalscorer but the striker insists he doesn't plan on stopping there.

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

Explosive duo: Ligue 1 side willing to pay up for Arsenal...

Marseille are reportedly willing to pay €40m for Olivier Giroud as Rudi Garcia embarks on a rebuild programme.

Forward's agent opens door for Arsenal exit

Olivier Giroud’s agent has denied there is anything going on between the player and Marseille after reports emerged that Rudi Garcia had been on the phone to him.

Laurent Koscielny return to France not ‘impossible’: L’Equipe

Respected French publication, L’Equipe, believe that a return to France in the summer for Laurent Koscielny is ‘not impossible’ despite the Frenchman signing a new deal with Arsenal recently.

Karim Benzema trolls Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud
Karim Benzema has decided that the best way to get back at Olivier Giroud for taking his place in the France national team is to get petty.

Alexis Sanchez stars, Calamity Kos, Elneny scores & more: Arsenal international...

Alexis Sanchez, Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud, Mohamed Elneny, David Ospina, Joel Campbell and Ainsley Maitland-Niles have all been in action for the respective countries.

Watch Arsenal man net twice for his country

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Olivier Giroud got on the scoresheet twice for France as they beat Luxembourg on Saturday night.

Arsenal forward: I start each day talking to Jesus

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has revealed a spiritual side I don’t think many Arsenal fans would have expected.

Olivier Giroud: This is what Wenger tells us

Olivier Giroud has revealed that Arsene Wenger just tells the squad to ignore the criticism.

Olivier Giroud gives French media his verdict on Arsene Wenger's contract...

Olivier Giroud has told Canal+ that Arsenal players want Arsene Wenger to sign an extension at the club so that they can continue ‘the adventure’.

Arsenal forward to leave Arsenal in 'one or two seasons'

According to this month's edition of Sport10, Olivier Giroud is planning a move to either China or the MLS in the next one or two seasons.

Is Alexis really part of the problem at Arsenal as stats...

A recent article on Squawka has highlighted eight statistics which have suggested Alexis is currently part of Arsenal's problem.

It took time but we got there says Arsenal forward about...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has revealed that he actually agreed his new Arsenal deal before the Euros even though it was only announced in January – six months later.

I do not always understand Wenger’s choices says Arsenal forward

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has told the media in France that he does not always understand Arsene Wenger’s choices while explaining why he was out for so long – a torn muscle in his calf.

Arsenal player focus - Invisible Giroud blows his chance to reclaim...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud gave a rather forgettable performance against Liverpool.

Arsene Wenger explains Olivier Giroud's problem against Liverpool

Arsene Wenger revealed that Olivier Giroud was limping around so much because he received a couple of kicks to his thigh.

Olivier Giroud scorpion kick goal recreated in Lego

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Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick goal might not have won Goal of the Month for January because they'd already given the award to a scorpion kick (offside) goal the previous month, but that doesn't mean it wasn't the best goal of the month.

Manchester United man's salary leads the way amongst French stars

L'Equipe Magazine have published their annual sports salaries review and Cristiano Ronaldo still leads the way.

Bayern Munich boss names Walcott and Giroud among Arsenal’s most ‘dangerous’...

Theo Walcott v Southampton
Bayern Munich boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has named Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott among Arsenal's most dangerous players ahead of the Gunners' trip to the Allianz.

Top 5 Arsenal Valetine's Day partnerships

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Santi Cazorla (L) of Arsenal laughs with Lucas Perez (R) during an Arsenal training session ahead of the Champions League Group A match between Arsenal and Basel at London Colney on September 27, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?

Arsenal midfielder out 3 weeks, tests for 2 ahead of Chelsea,...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Aaron Ramsey will miss the next three weeks while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Olivier Giroud will both have fitness tests.

Arsenal forward named Player of the Month

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has been named Arsenal's 'Vitality Player of the Month' for January, an accolade voted for by the fans.

Oxlade-Chamberlain hails ‘unbelievable’ Giroud goal as striker wins player of month

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain recently hailed player of the month, Olivier Giroud's, scorpion kick against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal defender - This is what Giroud can do in training

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Rob Holding recently looked back on Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick against Crystal Palace and revealed that the France international has actually done similar in training before.

Does Giroud’s Watford performance highlight Arsenal’s need for another striker?

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has said before that the fans can't expect him to dig Arsenal out of a hole every week and he proved this against Watford on Tuesday night.

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

Another game, another bizarre, soul-destroying performance from Arsenal at the Emirates.

Arsenal star forward – I feel proud to continue & could...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has given an interview to Planète Foot in which he talks about his pride at being an Arsenal player, signing a new deal and what his plans are for the future.

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

Arsenal star - I'm pleased to be scoring but...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has admitted that although he's pleased to score for Arsenal, the team really needs to stop starting so poorly.

West Ham manager – Carrol’s goal better than Arsenal or Manchester...

West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, believes that Andy Carrol’s goal against Crystal Palace was better than either scorpion strike from Olivier Giroud or Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Wenger delivers five positive injury updates pre-Burnley

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
As Arsenal fans, we're not too used to receiving positive injury news yet, on Thursday morning, Arsene Wenger was all smiles ahead of our clash against Burnley.

Arsenal squad injury report

Arsenal injury
On Wednesdays, Daily Cannon looks back over all the injuries that the Arsenal squad currently has, so let's see who's available for Sunday's clash against Burnley at the Emirates.

Whose goal was really better – Giroud or Mkhitaryan’s?

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Olivier Giroud has publicly claimed the fact that his scorpion kick goal on New Year's Day against Crystal Palace was better than Manchester United creative midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal against Sunderland a week prior.

Stat: Does Walcott contribute more to Arsenal than Giroud?

Theo Walcott
Fascinating stats have emerged that suggest that Theo Walcott could actually make more of a contribution to Arsenal than Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal hit man becomes latest to call for Wenger to sign...

Olivier Giroud has added his voice to the Arsene Wenger debate, stating that ‘everybody wants’ Wengr to sign a new deal.

Arsenal forward on China move – What he really said

Olivier Giroud
If you’ve been doing any online reading this morning, headlines claiming that Olivier Giroud won’t rule out a move to China will have greeted you in certain places.

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.

Arsenal get injury boost as knock not as serious as first...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud's ankle problem is not believed to be as bad as first feared and the Frenchman should be in line to feature against Burnley at the weekend.

£25m? £30m? How much is Olivier Giroud worth?

How much would Arsenal have to pay if they wanted to buy Olivier Giroud?

Arsenal player focus - Giroud more deadly that Diego Costa or...

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Despite appearing to be struggling with an injury to his ankle, Olivier Giroud once against proved why Arsenal were right to extend his deal when the Gunners beat Swansea 4-0.

Infograph: Olivier Giroud - better than Costa, Ageuro, Kane & more...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud - another player on the list of great buys for Arsene Wenger? Yes, definitely!

Arsenal 'fortunate' against Swansea says Wenger

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has admitted that his side got a bit lucky with some of their goals against Swansea on Saturday.

Arsenal injury update - Olivier Giroud's left ankle

Olivier Giroud and Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Arsene Wenger is hopeful that Olivier Giroud's ankle injury isn't too serious as he's assessed by the doctors.

New signing D. Flection wins it for Arsenal at Swansea as...

Olivier Giroud v Swansea
Arsenal moved into the top four, for a few hours at least, with a comprehensive win at the Liberty, completing a season double over Swansea for the first time since they returned to the top flight (2011).

Olivier Giroud took salary cut for new Arsenal contract – report

Olivier Giroud
A report in France is claiming that Olivier Giroud took a £10k per week paycut to sign a new one-year extension with Arsenal.

Trio sign on for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud celebrates
Arsenal have announced that Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin have all signed new 'long-term' deals with the club.

Arsenal defender trolls Giroud

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Olivier Giroud's stunning scorpion kick against Crystal Palace is a definite contender for goal of the season already but a certain Arsenal defender is convinced that his goal against Southampton was better.

'I'm feel good here' - Key Arsenal star confirms new deal

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has confirmed that he's close to reaching an agreement for a contract extension at Arsenal.

Can Arsenal return to being a team of two halves?

Muddling through as seasonal schizophrenia returns.

Agent of Arsenal forward turns up Arsenal pressure

Olivier Giroud
With a new deal at the club expected it seems as if Olivier Giroud’s agent isn’t quite finished as he looks to get the best deal possible for his client.

Arsenal weekly review – It’s been better

Arsenal weekly review
Well, that’s the first week of January officially over and it wasn’t the best fun I’ve had as an Arsenal fan.

Wenger explains why this man was named captain against Preston

Olivier Giroud celebrates
Arsene Wenger has explained why Olivier Giroud was named captain against Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Olivier Giroud – That was not Arsenal

Olivier Giroud and Granit Xhaka
Following Arsenal's 2-1 win over Preston North End in the FA Cup, Olivier Giroud was keen to point out in his post-match interview that what we saw in the first half 'wasn't Arsenal'.

Stat proves Giroud could be hero Arsenal need after Preston North...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has now scored five goals in five starts.

The transcendental nature of Olivier Giroud

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
This post was written prior to the events of Tuesday night Olivier Giroud scored the goal of the season on Sunday evening. Okay, yes, it's a...

Are Arsenal fans really criticising Giroud like The Sun claims?

Olivier Giroud scores Arsenal's dramatic equaliser against Bournemouth
The Sun are running an article which has a headline that screams “HERO TO ZERO Bournemouth 3 Arsenal 3: Fans blast Olivier Giroud’s scorpion celebration for wasting time,” so I wondered what was really going on?

Olivier Giroud has most shots on goal v Bournemouth

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud once again made a pretty solid case for a new contact during Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Bournemouth.

Squad options re-right the Good Ship Arsenal

Safety in numbers helps Arsenal return to winning ways, despite notable absences.

One direction singer tweets about Giroud’s goal, puzzles millions of followers

Olivier gIroud celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace
Among the rave reviews about Olivier Giroud's goal came a tweet from One Direction's Niall Horan and suffice to say, it left many of his followers really puzzled.

Reaction! Olivier Giroud watches his wonder goal for the first time

After Arsenal’s win over Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, Sky Sports spoke with Olivier Giroud and showed him his own goal.

‘Oh my god, what was that?!’ Giroud screamer wins it for...

Olivier gIroud celebrates scoring against Crystal Palace
Arsenal kept pace with the sides above them in the league thanks to a comfortable win over Sam Allardyce’s Crystal Palace and Olivier Giroud's wonder goal.

Are Arsenal right to award Giroud a new contract and is...

Olivier Giroud
Earlier this week, Olivier Giroud hinted that he is set to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Should he? Should Arsenal even be offering him one?

Look: Bellerin, Ozil and Alexis on a plane

Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin shared a picture on social media of himself, Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud, Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla on a plane.

How managing players like Giroud is key to Arsenal’s success

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud's goal against West Brom reminded us that he can be useful on the day, and managing the player's expectations will be the key for Arsenal to be able to compete this season.

Arsenal striker - Why I've not signed a new Arsenal contract......

Olivier Giroud
With Olivier Giroud's Arsenal contract set to run out in 18 months, reports have already started to do the rounds regarding his future in north London.

Wenger – It’s been frustrating for him

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Arsene Wenger has admitted that it's been a frustrating season for Olivier Giroud.

Stat that proves Olivier Giroud is level with Gareth Bale in...

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
Olivier Giroud is level on headed goals with former Spurs star, Gareth Bale.

Watch: Arsenal stars do weird things with snowmen and Christmas trees

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
It's almost Christmas, which only means one thing.

Three Arsenal stars set to sign new deals - report

Laurent Koscielny
According to RMC Sport, Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Francis Coquelin are all set to sign contract extensions with Arsenal.

Olivier Giroud to Marseille reports ‘unfounded’

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
Reports linking Olivier Giroud to Marseille are apparently unfounded.

Watch: Arsenal striker - I almost joined Middlesbrough

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
Olivier Giroud recently took part in Arsenal's official Youtube channel's segment known as 'Arsenal Albums', in which the players go through pictures from their footballing past and explain them.

Arsenal aiming to extend three stars' contracts + Ozil and Sanchez,...

Santi Cazorla in training
Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal are also trying to tie Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla down to contract extensions.

“He wants to end this season with Arsenal” says star forward’s...

Olivier GIroud
Olivier Giroud’s agent has ruled out a move for the striker when the transfer window opens in January but his comments don’t exactly fill us with confidence that he will be at Arsenal next summer.

4 back - Arsenal get massive injury boost as FOUR return...

Arsene Wenger and Per Mertesacker
Arsenal have welcomed back four players to training – Olivier Giroud, Hector Bellerin, Per Mertesacker and Chuba Akpom.

Arsenal boost - Wenger gives encouraging update on missing midfielder, Giroud...

Arsene Wenger has given encouraging updates on Olivier Giroud and Mohamed Elneny following Arsenal's disappointing 2-0 loss at home to Southampton on Wednesday night.

Is Giroud more important to Arsenal than Alexis?

Could losing Olivier Giroud to the hamstring injury he sustained against Bournemouth be worse for Arsenal than losing Alexis Sanchez?

“He feels totally broken” says Wenger

Mathieu Debuchy
SFR Sport spoke with Arsene Wenger and Olivier Giroud after Arsenal's win against Bournemouth and the manager revealed that Mathieu Debuchy is 'totally broken'.

Wenger confirms plan of action for injured defender

Mathieu Debuchy
Arsenal will have to wait until Tuesday afternoon to get a definitive answer on how long Mathieu Debuchy will be out for, but Olivier Giroud seemed in fine spirits despite injuring his hamstring.

Multiple injuries leave Arsenal counting Bournemouth cost

Arsenal treatment room
Arsenal may have collected all three points against Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon, but they also picked up two injuries which are more than a little annoying.

Arsenal suffer second injury blow after Bournemouth win

Olivier Giroud v Bournemouth
Olivier Giroud has added to Arsene Wenger's injury woes after it was revealed that he picked up a hamstring injury against the Cherries.

Why playing Granit Xhaka can solve 2 Arsenal problems in 1

In the last two games, Arsenal have shown that they have the strongest squad in the Premier League, and that they have two distinct formulas available to them that they can use can get results in almost any circumstance but Granit Xhaka is the key

Giroud proves ‘you are what you eat,’ Sun forgets Arsenal qualified...

Olivier Giroud was spotted out on the town after Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with PSG, proving you are what you eat as he left the ‘Sexy Fish’ restaurant.

Giroud gets Cavani payback after Ramsey punch

Aaron Ramsey
As Arsenal and PSG made their way off the pitch at half-time, Olivier Giroud let Edinson Cavani know if he wants to mess with Aaron Ramsey, he was going to have to mess with him.

Why Giroud should start ahead of Alexis against PSG

Should Olivier Giroud be given the nod against PSG instead of Alexis Sanchez?

Arsenal podcast episode 70 - Olivier Giroud's magnificent whiskers

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Sylvain to discuss the draw at Old Trafford, the upcoming CL group decider with PSG, and Olivier Giroud's magnificent whiskers.

Arsenal team news - Wenger gives update on injured midfielder ahead...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has admitted that although he's given up on setting an exact return date for Santi Cazorla, he expects the midfielder to return to training in two weeks.

International goalkeeper sings Olivier Giroud's praises to French press

Olivier GIroud v Manchester United
Petr Cech was interviewed post-match at Old Trafford and gave a glowing reference to Olivier Giroud.

Giroud tells French media of his ‘frustration’

Olivier GIroud v Manchester United
Olivier Giroud is still not a happy man, admitting that he is frustrated being on the bench.

Battling Arsenal midfielder explains the theory about Arsenal's frontman

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Despite Manchester United's dominance for large periods at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime, Arsenal responded well after going behind to Juan Mata's 68th minute strike to snatch a last-gasp point, in no part thanks to their subs.

Alexis Sanchez sets the record straight

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
Alexis Sanchez has confirmed that Arsene Wenger was the man to decided that he should play as the main striker at Arsenal.

Arsenal fan hate figure remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud
It seems that former Arsenal man, Samir Nasri, remains unconvinced by Olivier Giroud, despite the striker having a solid Euro 2016 tournament.

Arsenal man backtracks over recent comments in press

Olivier Giroud
After playing a full game for France against Sweden on 11 November (2-1 France), Olivier Giroud appeared to backtrack over his recent comments regarding his future at Arsenal.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

Confirmed & denied - Arsenal’s only 'fit' striker 'unfit' ahead of...

Olivier Giroud
Didier Deschamps has revealed that Olivier Giroud, Arsenal’s only fit striker, is not 100% fit but the player disagrees.

Napoli and AC Milan monitor Olivier Giroud after striker confirms exit...

Olivier Giroud's rather odd interview with the French press this week appears to have put the likes of Napoli and AC Milan on high alert.

France boss reveals Olivier Giroud isn't 100% fit

Olivier GIroud
Didier Deschamps has admitted that he might not start Olivier Giroud against Sweden as the striker isn't 100% fit.

Alexis injury could open stage door for Giroud

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Real life can be so inconsiderate sometimes.

Arsenal on international duty – who’s playing, where and when

Arsenal international duty
We're now into the third international break of a season that isn't even three months old, so who will be going where and for what?

Arsenal goalscoring star 'It touched me, obviously'

Olivier GIroud
Olivier Giroud has been speaking to the media in France about his recent call-up back into the French squad and the injury that kept him on the sidelines.

Ozil left out of Germany squad as three other Arsenal stars...

Olivier Giroud, Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal have all received call-ups ahead of the international break next week.

Collymore’s Ozil dig, Big Game Giroud + did he learn that...

A discussion of Arsenal against Ludoogorets, Sunderland, Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud

Thierry Henry – ‘I’m not sure this Arsenal man is going...

Thierry Henry believes that Olivier Giroud won’t be happy with his role as a supersub for Arsenal, despite the fact that is all he was ever purchased for by Arsene Wenger.

Player focus – Giroud prolific as he scores third goal in...

Olivier GIroud
Another game, another goal for our big man, Olivier Giroud, up front.

Unbelievable stat proves why Giroud should start over Alexis

Following Olivier Giroud's Premier League brace against Sunderland on Saturday, an outstanding stat emerged.

Arsenal man heaps praise onto Romanian 9 goals in 9 games...

Olivier Giroud had high praise for former teammate, Ludogorets striker, Claudiu Keseru.

Watch: Wenger on Ludogorets, Bellerin, Jenkinson + Arsenal train

Arsene Wenger was joined by Olivier Giroud during his pre-Ludogorets press conference in Sofia.

Long read: Arsenal squad depth comes to the fore

Last week's strolls against Reading and Sunderland highlighted why Arsenal are a more serious proposition this year.

Wenger confirms four key Arsenal players miss Ludogorets including Bellerin

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that four first team Arsenal players haven't traveled to Bulgarian ahead of our clash with Ludogorets.

Striker - My time will come at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
Olivier Giroud is convinced that if he continues to work hard and train harder, he'll earn his place back in the Arsenal first team before long.

Giroud – It’s like this at any big club

Olivier Giroud appeared unfazed when asked about the other forwards at Arsenal.

Giroud – This is why I didn’t play

Olivier Giroud has revealed that he wasn't fully fit following the Euros, which is why he struggled to get game time for Arsenal at the beginning of the season.

Wenger – This Arsenal player is still a bit behind

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has said that Aaron Ramsey is not quite up to full fitness after the Welshman made his return from a thigh problem against Sunderland, however the boss also hailed how hard he has been working to return.

Arsenal offered Giroud to two Italian clubs in bids to sign...

A report in Italy is claiming that Olivier Giroud was close to leaving Arsenal in the summer and that Napoli still regret not being able to close the deal.

Arsenal defender - This man deserves everything he gets

Kieran Gibbs, making his second successive start for the first time this term, completed the full 90 minutes as Arsenal stormed to a 4-1...

Arsenal star - If I could do this every game, I...

Olivier Giroud made his Premier League return a memorable one as a second-half substitute with a well-taken brace in Arsenal's 4-1 win away against Sunderland on Saturday.

Wenger – This guy is 'mentally absolutely fantastic’

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud as having an ‘absolutely fantastic’ mentality after the Frenchman scored two goals with his first two touches against Sunderland.

Arsenal turn to Plan B-ig Sexy in Sunderland rout – with...

Arsenal needed the power of Olivier Giroud and the injustice of a terrible refereeing display from Martin Atkinson to see off Sunderland on Saturday lunchtime.

Surprising Arsenal player proven faster than Chelsea star

According to Opta, Olivier Giroud is the fifth slowest outfield player in the Premier League, while Cesc Fabregas is third.

Arsenal injury blow: Theo Walcott suffers hamstring problem

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Lucas is out for six to eight weeks with an ankle injury sustained against Reading midweek.

Arsenal get timely injury boost ahead of Reading game

Olivier Giroud
Arsene Wenger revealed that Olivier Giroud could return to action on Tuesday from the toe injury that has kept him sidelined for the past five games.

Wenger delivers worrying injury update

Santi Cazorla
Following Arsenal's frustrating 0-0 draw at home to Middlesbrough, Arsene Wenger delivered the news we'd all been waiting for... or not.

Can Arsenal continue to lead the way in Premier League chance...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
With six wins out of six, Arsenal are currently the form team in the Premier League.

Watch: Arsenal defender reveals he could change position

Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud sat down with Arsenal for a rapid fire question round in a locker room somewhere... probably at London Colney.

Huge Arsenal injury boost as 3 return to training + 2...

Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud, Carl Jenkinson, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Gedion Zelalem were all in Arsenal training ahead of the Ludogorets clash.

Wenger explains why Arsenal player was dropped

Arsene Wenger has shed some light on why Olivier Giroud isn't playing, even when fit.

Arsenal team news: Two key men set to miss out on...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Francis Coquelin and Mesut Ozil will be available to face Swansea on Saturday but Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud miss out again.

Arsenal man claims Alexis is making things 'difficult' for Oliver Giroud

Laurent Koscielny appears to sympathise with his compatriot, Olivier Giroud, as Alexis Sanchez is currently 'walking on water'.

Juventus line up Olivier Giroud as replacement for key man -...

Juventus are reportedly lining up Olivier Giroud as a replacement for Mario Mandžukić.

Arsenal legend explains why Giroud won't fit into current Arsenal side

Ian Wright explained to the Sun Goals Podcast why Olivier Giroud and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain simply don't fit into Arsenal's current attacking system.

Tactics: Heavy praise for Burnley as Arsenal's blueprint shows blots

After the on-pitch ecstasy of Chelsea and Basel, Sunday's Lancashire struggle reminded us that the last 20 years have yielded plenty of frustration with joy.

Mystery 'injury' sidelines Arsenal forward for Burnley game

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud will not be included in Arsenal’s squad for their game against Burnley this weekend as he struggles with a unspecified injury he is believed to have picked up against Chelsea...or so the story goes.

Arsenal forward's new injury rules him out of internationals

Olivier Giroud will not be included in the upcoming round of international friendlies after picking up another injury against Chelsea.

Arsenal star misses out on Basel and Burnley

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that although Olivier Giroud would miss out on the Basel clash on Wednesday through suspension anyway, he'll also most likely miss out on our Premier League match with Burnley on Sunday.

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.

Team news: Arsenal blow as two key men ruled out of...

Arsenal team news
Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey are set to miss out on the EFL Cup match against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

PSG man gets controversial yellow card from Arsenal clash revoked -...

According to Le Parisien, Marco Verratti has had his second yellow card from the Arsenal clash revoked.

Arsenal striker faces late fitness test ahead of Hull

Olivier Giroud faces a late fitness test ahead of Arsenal's trip to Hull after picking up a knock to his big toe.

Long read: How Wenger can get the best out of this...

Now that the chaos of the transfer window is behind us, and Arsenal have played a couple of games will all of our new players available for selection, what can we ascertain from both the starting XIs that were picked and how they were deployed tactically?

Arsenal striker admits his anger isn't easy for his family to...

Olivier Giroud has admitted that when he's angry after he's lost a game, it's not easy for his family to deal with.

Thursday Arsenal recap – Secret striker, scouts are out, Granit Xhaka’s...

Did you know Shkodran Mustafi used to be a striker, that Arsenal were supposed to sign Adrien Rabiot or that you can't appeal yellow cards? Then read on.

Long read: Was Arsenal's draw with PSG more luck than judgement?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsène Wenger got away with one in Paris on Tuesday night.

Why Arsenal won't appeal Giroud red card

Olivier Giroud
After reports emerged that PSG were going to appeal Marco Verratti's second yellow card against Arsenal, we thought we'd explain why the Gunners won't appeal Olivier Giroud's.

Wednesday Arsenal recap – PSG draw, Giroud red card, double injury...

Wednesday was all about the reaction to Arsenal's 1-1 draw away to PSG.

Watch: PSG man to blame for Giroud red card

Olivier Giroud
It appears that PSG's Marquinhos is actually to blame for both Olivier Giroud and Marco Verratti's red cards on Tuesday night.

Giroud: Marquinhos is to blame for red card

Olivier Giroud has revealed his frustration following his controversial second yellow against PSG.

Arsenal boss perplexed by Giroud sending off

Arsene Wenger doesn't believe that Olivier Giroud's first yellow against PSG on Tuesday night was even warranted, let alone his second.

Player focus: Giroud makes most of his short game time against...

Olivier Giroud managed to do a lot with his 30 minutes on the pitch against PSG on Tuesday, including getting sent off.

Player ratings: Ospina saves, Giroud misbehaves v PSG

David Ospina played a huge part in Arsenal salvaging a point against PSG in the Champions League, while Olivier Giroud will be remembered for a different reason.

Early team news: Giroud out, Lucas tweets about Champions League debut

Arsenal team news
Reports from France are claiming that Olivier Giroud will not start tonight against PSG and a tweet from Lucas makes it seem as if he will.

Arsenal forward 'PSG are favourites but I've already scored a few...

With all eyes turning towards the start of this year’s race to be knocked out in the last 16, a competition others call the Champions League, Olivier Giroud has admitted that Arsenal are not favourites to win the group.

“Who says I'll still be here in 2018?” says Arsenal’s international...

Antoine Griezmann
After his performance in France’s 0-0 draw against Belarus earlier in the week, Olivier Giroud has come in for heavy criticism because of his miss after Antoine Griezmann’s sublime pass slipped him through on goal.

Tuesday Arsenal recap – Agent Mesut Ozil, another new striker, Fifa...

The interlull is still in full swing but there's still a few bits of news wafting around here and there.

Giroud comes to terms with losing his ‘hottest French player’ tag

Antoine Griezmann
Olivier Giroud appears to have handed over his title of 'hottest French player' to Antoine Griezmann, a fact that the striker has had to come to terms with.

Arsenal striker doesn't understand why people hate him but says he's...

Olivier Giroud has given an interview to Le Parisien in which he talks about being hated.

Arsenal star: “I told Tottenham man to give Arsenal the priority”

Olivier Giroud has revealed that he told Tottenham’s £30m man, Moussa Sissoko, to give Arsenal the ‘priority’ however it’s not clear if Arsenal were even interested in him and, if they were, they certainly weren’t at £30m.

Olivier Giroud not threatened by new Arsenal signing

Olivier Giroud insisted after France's 3-1 win over Italy that he's not worried about his place in the team following the signing of Lucas Perez.

Friday Arsenal recap – New contract for Ozil? Lucas says goodbye,...

Now that the transfer window is shut and it's the interlul, it's all pretty quiet.

Giroud passes Manchester United legend's goal tally

Olivier Giroud's only gone and beaten Eric Canota's goal tally for the France national team.

Arsenal man scores beautiful goal (video)

Olivier Giroud played 45 minutes during France's 3-1 win over Italy on Thursday night and managed to score a beaut' of a goal.

Watch: Olivier Giroud banging them in for France

Olivier Giroud and West Ham's Dimitri Payet appeared to be having fun in France training recently.

Tuesday Arsenal recap: New signing in, Wilshere out, Gnabry out, everybody...

You can definitely tell that transfer deadline day is just around the corner.

Arsenal star: I want to move on

Olivier Giroud has spoken about the bitter disappointment of losing in the Euro 2016 final and his desire to move on from it.

Is Arsenal's new striker good enough?

With the signing of Deportivo's Lucas Perez all but officially announced, fans have already started to question whether the striker is really an 'upgrade' on Olivier Giroud.

Friday Arsenal recap: Mustafi and Perez almost complete, defender out +...

The big news on Friday was that Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez look as if they're about to sign for Arsenal very soon.

Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil could start against Watford, Giroud set...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal will most likely field the same squad against Watford as they did against Leicester City.

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea men get France call up

Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been called up to the France squad that will face Italy and Belarus when the first interlull descends upon us next week.

Will Wenger take a gamble? Mesut Ozil trains alongside French stars...

During Arsene Wenger's pre-Leicester City press conference on Thursday, he revealed that although Mesut Ozil, Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny aren't quite ready to start, he might take a gamble.

Arsenal team news: Midfielder and forward out for three weeks, Wenger...

Arsenal team news
Arsene Wenger has confirmed, ahead of our Premier League trip to Leicester, that Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi are both up to three weeks away from returning to the Arsenal senior squad.

Giroud hopes Arsenal avoid slumping again

Olivier Giroud will not be taking part in Sunday’s game against Liverpool, but the frontman has been speaking to the press in France about his aims for the upcoming season.

Wednesday Arsenal recap: Wenger’s future, Paul Pogba, Mahrez bid + more

Wednesday was full of the usual fun - I mean that sarcastically, of course - and some news.

Arsenal boost: Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud all return...

Arsenal have received a boost after Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud all returned to training as scheduled.

Arsenal team news: Mesut Ozil set to miss Liverpool clash, Wilshere...

Arsenal team news
Following Arsenal's 8-0 win over Viking FK on Friday night, Arsene Wenger gave a fitness update on pretty much every player who's ever played for the Gunners...

Arsenal legend slates Gunners' striker

Arsenal legend, Lauren, has slated Olivier Giroud, claiming that the striker lacks the X-Factor. Oh and apparently we don't need Mahrez either.

Have I been brainwashed by Arsene Wenger's transfer policy?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Are Arsenal so focused on doing things right that they forget to do the right thing?

Arsenal star's agent proves media know nothing

Olivier Giroud’s agent has rubbished claims that his client will be used as part of the deal to land Gonzalo Higuain and has insisted the Frenchman is going nowhere making an awful lot of ‘reporters’ look very foolish indeed.

How many Arsenal players will actually miss opening game against Liverpool?

We all know that a complete and full pre-season is one of the keys to a great campaign, but with a summer filled with international tournaments, who will miss not only pre-season, but the start of the season which is upon us in just under one month?

What would Arsenal be getting if they swapped Giroud for Higuain?

There was a story doing the rounds on Thursday that Arsenal were considering offering Napoli Olivier Giroud and a bucketload of cash for Gonzalo Higuain.

Arsenal man's agent: Serie A side would get most from him

Olivier Giroud's agent, Mickael Manuello, has been on Italian radio station, Radio Crc, claiming that Napoli would get the best out of the striker.

How the Euros highlight Arsenal’s weaknesses

Although the Arsenal players involved in Euro 2016 gave fantastic performances, for the most part, certain parts of their games summed up their weaknesses.

Euros highlight Arsenal’s tactical questions

So; the summer's international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France's Portugal. Some reputations have been enhanced and others, particularly managers, have been...

Watch: Dejected Arsenal men reject medals

Both Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud refused to put on their Euro runners-up medals after losing 1-0 to Portugal in the final.

Arsenal boys suffer Euro disappointment

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny suffered a huge disappointment at the hands of Portugal in the Euro final.

Saturday recap: Lacazette update, Hayden’s off, Ozil + more

The cogs are beginning to turn on more than one transfer. Mesut Ozil was incredibly gracious in defeat, posting a picture on Instagram with a...

Arsenal insist this man is not for sale

Arsenal have reportedly told any club enquiring about Olivier Giroud that the striker is not for sale.

Arsenal legend offers solution to Gunner's striker problem

Thierry Henry reckons that Olivier Giroud doesn't need to be dropped to the bench but Arsenal need another striker to play alongside him.

Three Arsenal players solid in Euro semi-final clash

Against the general run of play and most people's predictions, France beat Germany to the Euro final.

Wednesday recap: Lacazette talk hots up, Arsenal players return

The senior players are returning to training at London Colney as Lacazette talk hots up.

Arsenal injury blow: Star misses training ahead of semi-final

Olivier Giroud could be set to miss out on France's Euro semi-final clash against Germany on Thursday through injury.

Tuesday recap: Pre-season training, Mourinho’s obsession + two strikers in talks

After a quiet few days, the start of pre-season training kicked off and with it, plenty of news and gossip.

Silly season: Arsenal striker linked with West Ham

In one of the more bizarre transfer stories surrounding Arsenal lately, West Ham have been linked with a move for Olivier Giroud.

Arsenal striker: We're not confident

On Thursday, France faced Germany in the semi-finals of the Euros and Olivier Giroud has admitted that they're all fully aware that the Germans are the favourites.

Is this really all Olivier Giroud is worth?

By the end of this summer I can guarantee one thing – you will be absolutely sick of talking about strikers and their prices, but what is Giroud really worth?

France star praises 'unnoticed' Arsenal striker

Antoine Griezmann praised Olivier Giroud in France's press conference, describing his efforts on the pitch as 'unnoticed' by many.

Weekend recap: Arsenal players paying the penalty + Lukaku and more

Before I start this I’m going to be honest – I couldn’t have cared less about what was going on in the world of...

Giroud assists France into the quarter finals

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured for France as they beat Ireland 2-1 to seal their place in the quarter-finals, with Oli putting in a great shift.

Olivier Giroud injury update

Olivier Giroud will be fit to face Ireland in the last 16 of the Euros after being ‘manipulated’ by physios.

Sunday recap: Wenger on Vardy, Rooney loves Wilshere + link to...

It was all a bit quiet on the Arsenal-front on Sunday.

Arsenal pass-master impresses again

It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.

Look: The frustrated faces of Olivier Giroud v Albania

With France struggling, again, to score goals and relying on a late winner, it was a frustrating night for Olivier Giroud against Albania on Wednesday.

Wednesday recap: Fixture list, Mkhitaryan, Euros and more

Here's Wednesday's news and gossip from the Goonerverse.

Arsenal men involved in thrilling Euro clash

Although neither managed to score during France's 2-0 win over Albania, both Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny featured.

Player ratings: Giroud and Xhaka shine during opening Euro clashes

All our Arsenal players, except for Hector Bellerin, have featured for their national teams in their opening matches of Euro 2016. Here's how we think they've rated so far.

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...

Better than Benzema! Giroud: My numbers speak for themselves (and they...

Olivier Giroud has hit back at his critics who still think he’s a donkey despite scoring eight in his last eight games for France with a better record than Karim Benzema for his country.

Watch: Giroud shoves West Ham man to the ground after he...

Dimitri Payet left the pitch in tears on Friday night as he was subbed having won the opening game for France with an absolute screamer. So how did Olivier say thank you to his team mate?

Player focus: Olivier Giroud shows fabled Arsenal 'mental strength'

Having been booed, heavily criticised and had his selection for the competition questioned, Olivier Giroud showed actual mental strength on a night that he, more than anyone, needed to be.

Arsenal man is key in France's opening win of Euro 2016

Olivier Giroud had a big hand to play in France's 2-1 win against Romania in the opening game of Euro 2016.

Giroud dips into Arsenal phrase book after standing ovation

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny scored France’s three goals against Scotland, prompting us to use the headline ‘Arsenal thump Scotland’. And Olivier Giroud

Giroud: Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal, he’s a fantastic player

Olivier Giroud has confirmed that Jamie Vardy wants to join Arsenal in the world’s worst kept secret.

Watch: Arsenal thump Scotland as Giroud answers critics

A brace from Olivier Giroud and another from Laurent Koscielny saw France defeat Scotland 3-0 as they get ready to host the Euros that get underway on Friday.

Why Jamie Vardy can be Arsenal's new Ian Wright?

Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, you've probably heard. Can he do for the Gunners what Ian Wright did when he arrived aged 27?

Why this Arsenal man needs to prove himself at Euro 2016

Helen Trantum column
Strikers are judged on how many goals they score.

Injured Arsenal and Manchester United men return to training

Olivier Giroud trained for France ahead of their last friendly before the Euros.

Giroud: Last season was one of my best for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud believes that the 2015/16 season was one of his best for Arsenal. Okay.

French team rally around Olivier Giroud after boos

The French national team have rallied after a section of their support booed Olivier Giroud during their friendly against Cameroon.

Arsenal players at the Euros – who’s in, who’s not

With all 24 squads now confirmed for the Euros, let’s take a look at the Arsenal interest at this summer’s tournament.

All you need to know about the 'footix' fans who booed...

There are certain fans in France that we call 'footix' in reference to the France '98 World Cup tournament mascot. These are the fans that booed Olivier Giroud on Monday. Here's all you need to know about them.

Watch: Giroud scores great goal, discusses being booed

Olivier Giroud was booed and scored a great goal playing for France in a friendly on Monday night.

Out-of-form Arsenal man: I don't care what my critics say

Olivier Giroud admitted in an interview with Téléfoot that he doesn't pay attention to what other people think of him, only his own statistics.

Watch: Arsenal man scores brilliant volley for France

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured in France's 3-2 win over Cameroon, with the big striker even scoring.

Arsenal man booed by furious fans

Olivier Giroud was reportedly booed leaving the France national team's hotel on Monday.

Arsenal striker's place under threat as Gunners hunt for new man

Hot on the heels of signing Granit Xhaka for about €40m, it seems Arsene Wenger's priority now lies into signing a centre-forward.

Three Arsenal legends appear in advert

Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg all appeared alongside Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and Hector Bellerin in the advert for our new 2016/17 Puma kit.

Özil likes Instagram post slating Arsenal teammate

Mesut Ozil
After narrowly missing out on the Premier League record for assists in a single season, one would forgive Mesut Özil for being a little fed up with his teammates.

Ranking Arsenal's striker from 2015/16 season

I didn't stick my head above the parapet and offer to write this section of our end of season review just so I could slate Theo Walcott.

Report: Striker set to talk to Arsenal about his future

Olivier Giroud and his representatives are reportedly aiming to meet with Arsenal next week in order to hold talks with the club over the striker's future.

Arsenal's top five goals of the season with a shock winner

During Arsenal's 2015/16 season, we scored 90 goals in all competitions (91 if you include the Community Shield) but which was our best one? We put it to you.

Stat that proves Arsenal striker cannot leave

Olivier Giroud netted Arsenal's 37th Premier League hat-trick - more than anyone else in the League.

Two Arsenal stars called up for Euro 2016

Arsenal players Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud have been selected by manager Didier Deschamps to represent France at Euro 2016.

Wenger: I'm glad I didn't question him like others did

Arsene Wenger appeared pretty smug after Olivier Giroud's goal against Manchester City but does he have a right to be?

Arsenal striker: I've been unlucky

Olivier Giroud admitted that he was incredibly happy to score against Manchester City during our 2-2 draw after recently experiencing a goal drought.

Arsenal – Can fight without fluency secure second place?

Although the big prizes have all gone for about half the teams in the Premier League, the last game of the season matters. Even for Arsenal, despite the feeling of slow drift over the last month.

Stat that proves Giroud is head and shoulders above other strikers

Since Olivier Giroud's debut for Arsenal in 2012, he's scored more headed goals than any other player in the Premier League.

Giroud to start again, Iwobi out - predicted XI

Arsenal predicted lineup
With two games left this season, Arsène Wenger will still be picking his strongest side available to ensure Arsenal make the Champions League group...

Watch: Özil, Giroud and goalkeeper tackle crazy tyre challenge

As if the first and second Cooper Tires challenges weren't enough, three Arsenal stars have taken on an even trickier set.

Wenger explains decision to hook Iwobi rather than Giroud

Arsène Wenger was very much a marked man on Saturday afternoon but, on the day, he came up trumps with a match-winning substitution.

Arsenal striker admits he needs to work hard to fix his...

Olivier Giroud managed to hit back at criticism, in a way, on Saturday by assisting the only goal of the game.

Welbeck scores but Arsenal fans aren't happy with club or each...

Danny Welbeck came off the bench to score the only goal on Saturday as Arsenal beat Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium and went...

Wenger to drop Giroud and give Englishman a chance - predicted...

Arsenal predicted lineup
After a flat display at Sunderland last Saturday, Arsène Wenger must be considering a few tweaks to his Arsenal side.

Why Arsenal fans are turning on Giroud

At the beginning of the season, I was one of those Arsenal fans saying that we didn't need a big name striker because we had Olivier Giroud. How wrong I was.

Stat that shows striker is not good enough for Arsenal

A worrying statistic uncovered by the Mirror proves that Olivier Giroud is simply not good enough to be Arsenal's first choice striker.

Striking issues remain central to Arsenal’s problems

Goals have been a problem all season for Arsenal, and the solution looks as far off as ever.

Ramsey and Mertesacker to keep their places, Giroud dropped - predicted...

Arsenal predicted lineup
A strong Arsenal performance on Thursday evening comfortably saw off West Bromwich Albion and Arsène Wenger must be tempted to trust the same players...

Arsenal striker motivated by dream of international glory

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud may be struggling to find form but he is still looking forward to representing France at Euro 2016 this summer.

Wenger worried that Arsenal star is mentally affected by form

Goalless on Thursday evening, Olivier Giroud has now only managed to find the back of the net in one of his last 19 appearances.

Player focus: Is Arsenal striker good enough?

With Danny Welbeck still in the process of returning to match fitness, Olivier Giroud was handed an opportunity to reclaim his place in the regular starting lineup. Did he take advantage of this chance?

Wenger to drop Gabriel, Coquelin and Welbeck v West Brom -...

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsène Wenger's side didn't have enough cutting edge against Crystal Palace at the weekend and he might be tempted to make a number of changes as West Bromwich Albion visit north London.

Arsenal striker receives huge boost ahead of summer

Olivier Giroud is now a dead cert for France's Euro 2016 squad after it was confirmed that Karim Benzema won't be heading to the competition this summer.

Giroud stars in ad, acts well

Olivier Giroud stars in the latest ad from PUMA and he’s not half bad for a footballer in front of a camera.

Juventus still want Arsenal man - report

Juventus are not giving up their hopes of signing Olivier Giroud any time soon according to reports from Italy and France.

Löw denies Özil rest, no Arsenal players in England and France...

Arsenal international duty
Mesut Özil has been named in the starting XI for Germany's international friendly against Italy on Tuesday evening.

Giroud admits difficult periods at Arsenal, welcomes Welbeck challenge

Olivier Giroud has admitted that there have been ‘difficult periods’ for him recently at Arsenal but being selected for his country is doing him good.

Giroud: Benzema/Valbuena sextape scandal ‘can pollute’ France spirit

Olivier Giroud has admitted that he tries not to think of Karim Benzema’s involvement in the sex tape scandal (don’t we all) as he knows it’s something that can ‘pollute the spirit’ of the camp.

Giroud: Why Wenger dropped me

Olivier Giroud has admitted that scoring five goals since the start of 2016 has cost him his place in the Arsenal starting lineup.

Watch: Giroud scores 14th goal for France, produces audacious skill

Playing for France on Friday evening, Olivier Giroud scored and stunned the internet with a superb piece of skill.

Video: Olivier Giroud clinical in France training

Often maligned, Olivier Giroud is a better finisher than you think he is. Though he hasn't scored much in recent months, the Frenchman has managed...

Watch: Giroud shows he’s still got it in training

Olivier Giroud has not been at his best in front of goal for Arsenal lately. In fact, his form has been so poor that he’s...

Video: Arsenal stars on their best and worst ever games

Sometimes you play football and it feels like you can do no wrong, other times things just do not and will not come off. As...

Arsenal on international duty – who, when and where

Arsenal international duty
For the rest of the month there is no Arsenal, at least not in any form we really enjoy. A series of international friendlies, most...

Predicted XI: Wenger to shuffle his strikers v Everton

Arsenal predicted lineup
Much of Arsène Wenger's team will pick itself on Saturday afternoon with the Gunners struggling with a number of injuries. The goalkeeper, defence and midfield...

Wenger insists Arsenal don't need better strikers

One goal at Camp Nou from Mohamed Elneny was a big positive on Wednesday night, but it was the only one of Arsenal's 20...

Pictures: Arsenal train ahead of Barcelona showdown

Arsenal players took to the pitch for their last home training session ahead of their Champions League match against Barcelona. With Laurent Koscielny returning to...

Wenger backs striker to return to goalscoring ways against Watford

Arsene Wenger believes that Olivier Giroud's two goals against Hull mid-week signal the end of the striker's goalscoring drought. Giroud has been having a hard...

Watch: Arsenal hammer Hull in hope of third FA Cup

Arsenal beat Hull 4-0 on Tuesday in one of our most convincing victories so far this season. The first half was a little subdued. However,...

Giroud happy to be smelling goals again

Olivier Giroud got himself back on the scoresheet with a brace against Hull on Tuesday night. Netting for the first time in 12 games, the...

Player focus: Giroud respond to Welbeck challenge

It is safe to say that Olivier Giroud has not been having the best of times of late. Ten games without a goal, missing important...

Roundup: Arsenal news and gossip 8th March

A series of games without a win was brought to an end by Arsenal on Tuesday night. The Gunners put four past Hull without reply...

Giroud hails ‘team cohesion’ after huge win

Olivier Giroud has hailed Arsenal's 'team cohesion' after our huge 4-0 win over Hull in the FA Cup. It was our most convincing win for...

Walcott & Giroud: We want to make history

Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud spoke after Arsenal's 4-0 win over Hull in the FA Cup about how they want to be part of...

Wenger to start two strikers against Spurs - predicted XI

Arsenal predicted lineup
So, it's the north London derby on Saturday and Arsenal are without a few key men for what is one of the most important...

The real reason Arsenal’s results are so awful ahead of Tottenham...

Arsenal stats
There’s something up at Arsenal. Actually, there are many things up at the club but there is one glaring problem that we can’t miss – Arsenal...

Wenger to start Welbeck and snub Gabriel against Manchester United

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal are heading to Old Trafford on Sunday, but how will the Gunners line up? The game against Barcelona on Tuesday night was encouraging, and...

Does Arsenal striker need a break?

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It's hard to look back on the first leg of Arsenal's Champions League tie with Barcelona with anything other than a sense of regret. Okay,...

Olivier Giroud is an easy target but a huge player for...

Arsenal need a world class striker, Olivier Giroud isn't at the same level as Luis Suárez or Lionel Messi and they would've finished his...

Arsenal striker blames one goalkeeping moment for Barcelona defeat

With Arsenal on top of Barcelona and creating a number of half chances midway through the second half on Tuesday night, Marc-André ter Stegen...

Giroud believes strong first leg is key to success against Barcelona

Olivier Giroud reckons if Arsenal can get off to a good start in the Champions League and have a strong first game, it'll make...

Striker urges Arsenal to give 100 per cent against Barcelona

Olivier Giroud is confident that we can beat Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday if we work together and all give 100 per...

Giroud: We can challenge in every competition

Arsenal are in the thick of the title race and are hoping to defend the FA Cup, but Olivier Giroud says fighting on every...

Olivier Giroud ranked in France’s top 10 richest sportsmen in 2015

L'Equipe Magazine have produced their annual report on France's top 50 sportsmen and women salaries. Olivier Giroud is reportedly entering the top 10 earners,...

Giroud: I’m doing quite well in that part of my job

Olivier Giroud isn’t just about scoring goals. The frontman, who has been underrated since he arrived at the club (I’m being polite here), has always...

Exclusive player wallpapers and covers: Arsenal striker featured

Ah Olivier Giroud, possibly our most criticised player, often without any particular reason. I was inspired to do this wallpaper of him mostly because of...

Arsenal lead the Premier League since 2013 in shock goalscoring stat

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A set-piece goal used to be a rarity for Arsenal fans, as did anything coming from a cross. Let's get one thing right quickly: crosses...

Arsenal trio explain what lies ahead for Gabriel

Nacho Monreal was recently speaking to the Arsenal programme about what Gabriel needs to do to improve his game here in England. The Spanish left-back believes...

Wenger unconcerned by striker goal drought

In Arsenal's last game against a title rival, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott both found the back of the net. Walcott has since started seven...

Returning man can fire Arsenal's title challenge

It's been a very good few days for Arsenal. On Saturday title rivals Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur both won, but the result of the former...

Watch: Arsenal striker sets huge goal target

Olivier Giroud revealed that he certainly doesn't lack any confidence in front of goal in a recent interview with Robbie from ArsenalFanTV. The striker, who's scored...

Predicted XI: Coquelin in against Bournemouth

Arsenal predicted lineup
After three Premier League games without finding the back of the net, most managers may be tempted to change the side about a bit. But...

Arsenal star says a spell in the lower leagues helped him

Nowadays you see a lot of complaints about young footballers and their lifestyles. You see just as many complaints about not so young footballers, but...

Arsenal striker insists the title race isn't over yet

It's really easy to overreact after a bad result. Fact of the matter is, Arsenal have picked up just three points from a possible 12...

Giroud and Arsenal strikeforce best in League ahead of Man City

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The Daily Mail have taken it upon themselves to rate the strikeforce of every Premier League side and have given Arsenal ‘why don’t they...

Surprising Arsenal man ahead of Ozil in Power Rankings

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Sky Sports have released their latest Power Rankings and a surprising Arsenal man leads the way for the Gunners – Laurent Koscielny! The Arsenal defender...

Chelsea Inflicted Pain

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The Lightning Seeds once wrote a song called Sugar Coated Icebergs. You may not remember it, hell, you may not even remember the Lightning Seeds....

Wenger explains early Giroud substitution

Arsene Wenger subbed off Olivier Giroud after Arsenal were reduced to 10 men against Chelsea and the entire Emirates grumbled in confusion. Out of everyone...

Arsenal star passed fit for Chelsea clash despite early worries

Olivier Giroud, who was rumoured to be a doubt for the clash against Chelsea on Sunday, has been passed fit and starts against the...

Arsenal star convinced Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United have shot at...

If you mention the idea of Spurs winning the title this season to most football fans, they'd probably chuckle before checking your temperature. Apparently, Olivier...

Arsenal star insists he doesn't lose sleep over his haters

Olivier Giroud has given the metaphorical finger to his haters ahead of Arsenal's match with Chelsea. The striker, who despite apparently having a rocky season,...

Wenger: Arsenal striker needs my trust

Arsene Wenger has often been criticised for putting too much faith in players who don't always deserve it but in the case of Olivier...

Arsenal duo prove to be most effective in Premier League, just...

Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud are statistically the most deadly duo in the Premier League but are we really surprised? With 23 goals and 18...

Striker backs Arsenal's new signing to thrive in Premier League

Following our signing of Mohamed Elneny, Olivier Giroud has spoken about the midfielder and admitted that he thinks the former Basel man won't have...

Wenger hails striker’s ‘fight’ against Liverpool

Olivier Giroud scored a brace in Arsenal's 3-3 draw against Liverpool on Wednesday and Arsene Wenger hailed his performance post-match, which the boss described...

Stat shows Arsenal man could be nearly as good as Aguero...

I'm sure your reaction to the title of this post is probably one of amusement, I mean, how can Olivier Giroud, the £12m man...