Tag: Olivier Giroud

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

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...

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...

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

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

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

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

Olivier Giroud
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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

Arsenal smash Sunderland to keep FA Cup record going [with goals]

Arsene Wenger continued his amazing run of never losing a third round tie in the FA Cup by beating Sunderland to progress in the competition the...

Giroud says Arsenal will sign a midfielder and rely on returning...

It's common knowledge that Arsenal are likely to complete the signing of Mohamed Elneny in the next few days, and has now even been...

Stats: Giroud and Walcott continue to prove Wenger right for not...

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When the summer transfer window closed and Arsenal then announced that Danny Welbeck’s leg had fallen off, the Gooner world exploded in rage. How could the...

Watch: Arsenal stars show off silky skills in new game

Recently I got the chance to attend a Footpool event at London Colney on behalf of Citroen. Essentially, it's exactly how it sounds. The rules...

Why Giroud is better value than Manchester United's star striker

During Arsenal's superb victory over Olympiacos, Olivier Giroud scored his first hat-trick while wearing an Arsenal jersey in what has been the French forward's...

Arsenal goalscorer insists current form is only the beginning

Olivier Giroud is in fine form at the moment and on Sunday he managed to bring his goal tally for Arsenal to 50 goals. The...

Watch: Giroud's best Premier League goals so far

What a week for Olivier Giroud! On Wednesday he scored his first hat-trick for Arsenal to keep the club in the Champions League. On Sunday, he...

Stat: Giroud twice the player that arrived at Arsenal

Olivier Giroud netted his 50th Premier League goal on Sunday against Aston Villa as he slotted home Arsenal’s opener from the penalty spot. Becoming the...

Aston Villa 0-2 Arsenal: Giroud and Ramsey send Arsenal top

A comfortable 2-0 win at Villa Park on Sunday was a cause for celebration, as strikes from Olivier Giroud and Aaron Ramsey sent Arsenal top...

Wenger reveals why he picks Walcott over Giroud

Arsene Wenger has once again praised Olivier Giroud on his style of play but admitted that the big striker isn't the best option for...

Aston Villa v Arsenal: Can Arsenal start their title charge now?

A good week has the potential to get even better when Arsenal face Aston Villa on Sunday. Last Saturday, Arsenal ended a run of three winless...

Former Chelsea man hails Arsenal striker's ability to perform under pressure

Petr Cech has praised Olivier Giroud's season so far after the striker overcame his goal drought and developed into a crucial player. Speaking recently, the former...

Arsenal legend claims striker doesn't feel 'at home' with Gunners

In Martin Keown's column for the Daily Mail, the Arsenal legend has admitted that he doesn't think Olivier Giroud quite feels at home yet. The...

Giroud earns redemption with historic hat-trick

You'd never guess it, but Olivier Giroud is now averaging a goal every 104 minutes in the Champions League and Premier League this season. It's...

Striker overtakes Arsenal legend's Champions League tally

Not only did Olivier Giroud score his first hattrick for Arsenal against Olympiacos to put us through to the knock-out stages of the Champions...

Giroud targeting quarter-finals after hat-trick

An Olivier Giroud hat-trick sent Arsenal into the Champions League knockout rounds, but he isn't done yet. Often criticised, maybe Giroud is just understood? The...

Özil the key as he makes everyone around him better

This weekend saw the wounded animal that is Arsenal limp past the finishing line against a spirited but limited Sunderland. Despite impressive performances from...

Twitter reacts to Giroud’s own goal against Sunderland

After going 1-0 ahead against Sunderland on Saturday, most of us had the sneaking suspicion that the scoreline wouldn't stay that way. Sure enough, just...

Why Arsenal striker dishing out pep talks behind the scenes is...

After Joel Campbell scored his second goal of the season against Sunderland on Saturday, fellow goalscorer Olivier Giroud admitted to giving the forward some...

Arsenal forward beats Özil to monthly award

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has won the club's goal of the month for November, with a huge 41% of the vote. Giroud's goal against Bayern...

Debunking the “Özil can’t play on the wing” myth

What do the following have in common: Paul Scholes Clarence Seedorf Bastian Schweinsteiger They're all World Cup winners? No, there's an Englishman and Dutchman in there! They're all...

Five takeaways from Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to West Bromich Albion

After a difficult week in which Arsenal's French contingent were mentally assaulted by the atrocities committed in Paris, fans were looking forward to a...

Infographic: How Arsenal's internationals got on during the break

Just over a week ago, ten Arsenal players left for international duty. 13 appearances later, it seems that all 10 are set to return injury free....

Football’s importance only magnified by weekend horrors

So another international break is drifting by, rendered even more insignificant than usual by events in Paris, and the myriad of similar attacks elsewhere...

Video: France 1-0 Germany, Giroud scores against Neuer yet again

Olivier Giroud doesn't score against big games, nor does he net against major opposition. That was one of the major criticisms of the Arsenal striker...

Giroud feels better after being dropped

After starting Arsenal's first three Premier League games of the season, Olivier Giroud was dropped for the trip to Newcastle United. In the meantime, the...

Wright: Giroud needs Welbeck and Walcott

After missing a couple of decent opportunities with his head on Sunday afternoon, the pitchforks are out for Olivier Giroud yet again. The striker is...

Arsène Wenger’s red jockstrap

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A degree of irrationality can affect us all from time to time. Last night, for example, I took Jo to see Mark Kermode and Simon...

Can Giroud take his chance on the international stage?

You have probably read about Karim Benzema, so it should come as no surprise that he isn't in the French national squad for the...

Wenger finds comfort in striker's anger after Tottenham Hotspur draw

Olivier Giroud was unlucky not to score against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday in our 1-1 draw and, according to Arsene Wenger, the striker's angry. Speaking...

Real Madrid man's legal problems open door for Arsenal man

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny will link up with Didier Deschamps' squad for the friendly against Germany to be played at the Stade de France...

Giroud shows he’s a team player with post-Swansea City comments

After scoring again v Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday, Olivier Giroud once again showed how he's a team player by focussing on Arsenal's...

The facts behind 2000 goals under Wenger

Olivier Giroud's opener in Arsenal's 3-0 win was special. The goal itself was very good, but not special. It was, however, the 2000th goal scored...

Stats show Giroud is the best header of a ball in...

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has often been criticised for his ability in front of goal, but the Frenchman has netted six times since the...

Stat: No-one does this better than Giroud

With everyone hailing Christian Benteke after his great headed goal for Liverpool on Sunday, it is Arsenal's very own Olivier Giroud who leads the...

Giroud claims Arsenal can win quadruple, doesn’t really

Where would we be if hyperbole was removed from football? In a dark, dark place, that's where. So, of course, after thrashing Manchester United, beating Bayern...

Why Wenger's tactics can win Arsenal the Premier League

After a week with another two tight but very creditable home victories, The Gunners seem to be exploring every different route to three points...

Watch: Henry attempts to clarify Giroud criticim

Thierry Henry has once against tried to clarify his comment that Arsenal cannot win the league with Olivier Giroud as our main striker. Earlier in...

Arsenal goalscorer hails Ozil's performance against Everton

Olivier Giroud made his first start in a while against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday and was pleased overall with not only...

Player focus: Giroud back in top form against Everton

As the team news was announced ahead of an intriguing fixture, plenty of eyebrows were raised at the sight of Olivier Giroud's inclusion in...

Watch: Giroud has a laugh at Ozil’s expense after Everton game

Olivier Giroud met with the press immediately after his goal helped Arsenal beat Everton 2-1 Saturday evening. The Frenchman, who set up by the King...

Stat: Giroud's incredible record as a sub

With three goals in his last four Arsenal appearances, fans would be forgiven for asking why Olivier Giroud isn't starting games again. Teams seem used...

Watch: Giroud admits Bayern Munich dominated Arsenal

Olivier Giroud came on late in the match against Bayern Munich; three minutes later he scored. The Frenchman spoke after the match about his goal...

Wenger says Giroud is a winner but should he be starting...

Speaking after Arsenal's 2-0 win against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Arsene Wenger praised Olivier Giroud but does this mean the striker should...

Report: Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich

A fantastic card display and edgy atmosphere set the scene at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night, where Olivier Giroud and Mesut Özil scored...

Was Wenger right all along about his striking options?

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When the transfer window closed without a striker arriving at Arsenal, a mass tantrum took place. You were involved in it, and so was I....

Crazy: Only world class Manchester City man has more goals than...

Go and find any random football fan and tell them you want to ask them a question. Then, once you've got their attention, ask them...

Why Deschamps is right to trust Giroud and Wenger should too

After a difficult period recently, Olivier Giroud finally scored two goals for France against Denmark and the France manager, Didier Deschamps, has explained the...

Watch: Giroud scores twice in two minutes to inspire France victory

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud scored twice in the space of two minutes on Sunday evening to help France to a win in Denmark. Giroud's goals gave...

Arsenal striker admits to mental weakness on the pitch

Olivier Giroud has spoken out about his 'poor' form recently for both club and country and has admitted that perhaps he does need to...

Manchester United striker forces Arsenal man snub

Olivier Giroud played just under 10 minutes on Thursday evening as France won 4-0 against Armenia. As they are hosting Euro 2016, France are only...

French manager tells Giroud he trusts him amid loss of confidence

France manager Didier Deschamps has insisted he still trusts Olivier Giroud, and is backing the striker to come through a rough patch of form. Giroud's...

Infographic: When to watch Arsenal players on international duty

Following our 3-0 defeat of Manchester United, it's almost two weeks until we get to watch Arsenal in action again. If playing Watford on 17th...

Giroud: Let’s bounce back against Manchester United

Olivier Giroud believes that Arsenal's game against Manchester United this weekend offers them the perfect platform to recover from their midweek shambles in the...

Wenger insists Giroud is looking 'sharp' despite poor form

Despite Olivier Giroud being in a run of bad form at the moment, the striker scored his third Premier League goal of the season...

Alexis Sanchez isn’t back because he never left

Five goals scored, five conceded and only ten points from the opening six games of the season, it goes without saying that fans were...

Wenger hails striker's ability to create

With two goals to his name, no Arsenal player has as netted as many times as Olivier Giroud at this early stage in the...

Predicted XI: Wenger to drop his superstars at Tottenham

Arsenal predicted lineup
It didn't pay off in Zagreb last week, but expect Arsène Wenger to rotate his squad again when Arsenal visit White Hart Lane on...

Arsenal legend: Giroud doesn't help himself

Former Arsenal man, Alan Smith insists that Olivier Giroud is capable of regaining his good form for the Gunners, he just needs to stop...

Wenger: I haven't chosen my striker to face Chelsea

In his press conference on Friday morning, Arsène Wenger admitted that is yet to decide who will start up front against Chelsea. The Arsenal boss...

Why should Giroud start on Saturday against Chelsea?

With the big game at Stamford Bridge on Saturday lunchtime, here are the reasons why Giroud should be the main striker in that game. The...

Arsenal must start Walcott against Chelsea

Theo Walcott must start against Chelsea; of that there is no doubt. On this week's Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen and Matthew had quite an entertaining...

Arsenal hitman questions Giroud's head

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has said that it appears Olivier Giroud isn't in a good place after getting sent off against Dinamo Zagreb. The former forward...

Wenger targeting Champions League home wins

Arsene Wenger is hoping that Arsenal can win their home games in order to progress from their Champions League group. Putting in a terrible display...

Wenger: He shouldn’t have done that

After what was a disappointing performance from the entire Arsenal team against Dinamo Zagreb, Arsene Wenger highlighted Olivier Giroud's sending off and whether he...

After Stoke, can Walcott be the answer?

At the weekend, Stoke City were kind enough to roll over and have their tummy tickled, as is their want when visiting Islington, but...

One-Two Punch: How Wenger can use Giroud and Walcott together

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Arsenal play at home to a side with a relatively unheralded keeper, go on to create an absurd...

Arsenal forward says good football is back

Theo Walcott is now Arsenal's longest serving player, and says the team are back to how they used to be after a tough start...

Watch: Wenger insists Arsenal have top strikers

After two home games without a goal, Arsène Wenger will be very happy with the weekend's work. Wenger's Arsenal side scored twice to defeat Stoke City...

Wenger: I have to rotate Walcott and Giroud

Arsenal's 2-0 defeat of Stoke City on Saturday afternoon saw both Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud on the scoresheet. Both forwards have been criticised for...

Full report: Dominant display sees Arsenal beat Stoke

A goal in each half from widely criticised forwards Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud gave Arsenal all three points against Stoke on Saturday. Mesut Özil...

Former Arsenal man urges Wenger to pick Walcott over Giroud against...

Charlie Nicholas has urged Arsene Wenger to start Theo Walcott over Olivier Giroud against Stoke on Saturday due to the latter's bad form. In an...

Arsenal boss backs strike force to score 20 goals each

In the wake of comments Arsene Wenger made regarding how getting booed is part of the job, the boss has now backed Olivier Giroud to get 20 goals this...

Former Liverpool man backs Giroud to emulate him

Former Arsenal striker Nicolas Anelka has told fans to believe in Arsène Wenger and has backed the manager to continue succeeding at the club. Anelka...

Predicted XI to face Stoke: Wenger to shock us?

Arsenal predicted lineup
A rare thing, Arsenal saw an international break come and go with no new injury concerns. In fact, with Per Mertesacker returning Arsène Wenger now...

Arsenal boss shrugs off Giroud boos as part of game

Arsene Wenger has admitted that although he supports Olivier Giroud after his poor performance for France, being booed is all part of being a...

Former Chelsea star defends Arsenal striker

Nicolas Anelka has defended both Olivier Giroud and Arsene Wenger for sticking by his striker, claiming that the boss gave him the same treatment...

Manager admits Arsenal forward's performance wasn't good enough

After missing a few big chances in the France v Serbia game, Olivier Giroud has come under some harsh and frankly unnecessary criticism, but...

Giroud: I will have to correct a few things

Olivier Giroud did not shirk away from the criticism he faced after being booed by his own fans as France beat Serbia 2-1 in...

Giroud criticism after France game well out of line

Olivier Giroud was absolutely panned on Twitter and by those in the stadium after his performance for France against Serbia in their 2-1 friendly...

Olivier Giroud wins pointless award

Four Premier League games so far this season and Arsenal have scored three own goals. Wait, let me try again. Arsenal have scored one goal and...

Giroud abused as France beat Serbia

French journalist Philippe Auclair has defended Olivier Giroud after he missed a number of chances against Serbia on Monday night. The Arsenal striker started for...

Watch: Giroud misses sitter for France

Olivier Giroud, through on goal in the left-hand side of the box, drags it wide. We've seen it plenty of times by now, and on...

Manchester United new boy and Real Madrid star overlooked for Giroud

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will start for France against Serbia on Monday night. The forward, who has been Arsenal's only goalscorer after four Premier League...

Injury stats: Will Arsenal’s remaining forwards stay fit in Welbeck’s absence?

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So the transfer window is shut, Arsenal didn't sign a forward, and now Danny Welbeck is out until Christmas. Hands up if you saw that...

Wenger right not to sign striker for Arsenal

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Yesterday, Arsène Wenger all but guaranteed that Arsenal Football Club would not challenge for the Premier League title. That is, if you believe the naysayers....

Giroud: It would have been good for Benzema to join Arsenal

Giroud wishes Benzema had come to Arsenal.

Giroud hails former Chelsea man's arrival at Arsenal

Giroud happy that Cech plays for Arsenal.

Arsenal legend: Giroud is one of the best

Pires sticks up for Giroud.

Giroud hits back at Arsenal legend for not speaking to his...

Giroud addresses Henry's criticism.

Wenger explains why he chose Walcott against Newcastle

Wenger reveals his decision behind starting Walcott.

Arsenal legend: Club are trying to sign Benzema

Ian Wright believes that Arsene Wenger's decision to play Theo Walcott as a striker has come five years too late and that they are...

Expert insists Arsenal are chasing €64m man

Earlier in the week, it looked as though any late transfer window rumours linking Arsenal with a move for Paris Saint-Germain and Uruguay forward...

Giroud on his incredible Newcastle stat

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is oft marginalised, but no bad word can be said about his performances against this weekend's opponents. Arsenal travel to St....

What Wenger has to do after Benzema rejection

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I joked during the game last night that Karim Benzema's public rejection of a move to Arsenal was the only explanation for our dreadful first...

Five things Arsenal have learnt in the Premier League so far...

I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty disappointed that we drew against Liverpool at home. A 0-0 draw away at Anfield would be fine –...

Liverpool’s pitiful Emirates Stadium record

Monday night will see Liverpool visit Arsenal's Emirates Stadium for the 13th time since it was opened in 2006, and they will hope to...

Moneyball? Premier League clubs are spending wisely

Domestically and abroad, Premier League clubs are being ridiculed for the money they are spending. I have seen it on Twitter every day during this...

Arsenal legend: Gunners need a new Vieira

Perry Groves believes Arsenal need new central midfielder and striker to compete.

Former Arsenal defender wants world class striker to replace Giroud

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has praised the attributed of Olivier Giroud but think Arsenal still need more up front if they are to...

Wenger expecting transfer movement

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger refused to give up any ground when questioned about transfers in Friday's press conference. The Arsenal manager is notoriously quiet when...

Former Arsenal star wants more quality signings for 'short' squad

Arsenal are pretty close to the title if you ask most people, maybe just lacking a midfielder or a striker before being completely able...

Watch: Arsenal players on what makes the team special

As we all know, one of PUMA's straplines this season is built upon the concept of being 'stronger together'. Focusing on the fans up until...

Five Arsenal players star in London-based TOTW

Arsenal players dominated the London Evening Standard Team of the Week, and after underwhelming performances by all of their London rivals it's not hard to...

Striker claims Giroud goal was lucky

Giroud explains his technique when scoring his stunning goal against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal ace: We weren't efficient against Crystal Palace

Although Giroud is happy with the three points, he reckons we should have scored more against Palace.

Arsenal star enjoys 'suspenseful' victory over Crystal Palace

Giroud enjoyed the suspense of Crystal Palace equalising before we won 2-1.

Giroud turns attention to Liverpool as he aims to prove title...

Arsenal won their first three points of the season against Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, and Olivier Giroud is looking forward to the next...

Arsenal goalscorer pleased to bounce back quickly

Arsenal responded to disappointment a week before to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 on Sunday, and Olivier Giroud was pleased with the way the team...

The 4 reasons Wenger doesn't need to sign another striker

So the second weekend of the season was much nicer than the first, with Arsenal securing all three points at Selhurst Park. Now we only have...

Player ratings: Ozil runs rings around Crystal Palace

Ozil unreal against Crystal Palace.

How to solve Wenger's selection issues

"And here comes Alexis," my father bellowed as we observed Arsenal's acrimonious defeat at home to West Ham with equal parts dread and hangover. The...

Giroud: We don’t need Benzema

After a summer full of speculation and a disappointing opening weekend defeat to West Ham, plenty of Arsenal fans are hoping Karim Benzema comes...

Watch: Some of this Frenchman's outstanding Arsenal moments

Watch Giroud giving everything for Arsenal.

Failure against West Ham United reminds Arsenal of shortcomings

What went wrong against West Ham and how should Arsenal solve it?

Arsenal deny injury to star player

Arsenal insist Giroud was not unconscious after head collision.

Player ratings: West Ham United nail over-confident Arsenal

West Ham took advantage of an overly confidence Arsenal in the opening game of our season. As much as this was a bit of a...

How will Arsenal line up against West Ham?

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The whole summer has seen Arsène Wenger add just Petr Čech to his first team squad, and the goalkeeper will make his Premier League...

Arsenal legend: Striker not good enough to win Premier League

Thierry Henry thinks we still need to add a world class striker in order to win the league next season.

Arsenal forward names Manchester City man as hardest defender

Giroud talks about training his weak foot and being friends with the french players.

Another Wenger snub disappoints Giroud

Arsenal have visited Wembley six times since April 2014. Two FA Cup semi-finals, two FA Cup finals, two Community Shield games. Since arriving in London...

Wenger says he isn't chasing Benzema

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has said that goals are the problem for his side. The boss wants Arsenal to score more this season,...

Player Ratings: Arsenal boy runs Chelsea ragged

The Ox took the game by the horns and came away with Man of the Match.

Goalscorer secures future at Arsenal

by Nia Griffiths Olivier Giroud is set to sign a new deal worth £130k a week, according to reports. The Metro is claiming that the deal,...

Arsenal international wants new signing

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal are being linked with strikers continuously yet again this summer, with Arsène Wenger allegedly considering the likes of Karim Benzema and...

Arsene striker admits desire for new signing

by Nia Griffiths Olivier Giroud has hinted that signing a new striker could be 'nice' for the team during this transfer window. After Arsenal's 3-1 win against...

Official: Čech makes Arsenal debut, full XI announced

by Lewis Ambrose Saturday afternoon sees Arsenal face Everton in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy. Arsène Wenger used 17 players in the 4-0 win...

Giroud turns down former Arsenal striker's shirt

by Nia Griffiths Olivier Giroud has spoken about his decision not to claim the newly departed Lukas Podolski's shirt number. The striker has said that although...

Arsenal don't need anyone else

by Matthew Wade With the usual summer links to Higuain and Cavani, and rumours now extending to Lacazette, do Arsenal actually need another striker? And...

Arsenal forward claims all their fans are crazy

by Nia Griffiths Olivier Giroud has been speaking ahead of our pre-season Asian tour and comparing our fans from around the globe. The striker has come...

Is Mesut Özil Arsenal’s most undervalued player?

by Helen Trantum Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So goes the proverb, and never was it more true in football – as Google...

Giroud mourns legend who helped him after leg break

by Lee Hurley Olivier Giroud has tweeted his sadness at the passing of Tiburce Darou. The former Arsenal trainer, who was integral in helping Robert Pires...

Video: Arsenal fans vote for Henry's goal as the greatest

by Lewis Ambrose We haven't become a club famed for our aerial presence, especially not under Arsène Wenger. But running a poll for Arsenal's greatest headed...

Arsenal striker forced out of training by injury during international break

by Lewis Ambrose A calf injury forced Olivier Giroud out of a France training session on Tuesday. The Arsenal striker played 80 minutes in a 4-3 defeat to Belgium...

WATCH: Premier League stars mock Giroud

by Lewis Ambrose Olivier Giroud lined up for France on Sunday against a Belgian side full of Premier League players, and they seemed to mock...

Manchester United man admits Giroud laughed at comedy moment

by Lee Hurley Phil Jones' header against Arsenal while he was prostrate on the ground was one of the funniest moments of the 14/15 season. Giffed to...

Arsenal superstars reveal European football news

by Nia Griffiths Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud (and Mikel Arteta... sort of) have teamed up with BT Sport to help promote their new European...

Giroud models new tracksuit in PUMA interview

by Lee Hurley Olivier Giroud has given an interview wearing PUMA's new tracksuit which will be released next week. With the 15/16 kit set to be launched...

Giroud: What Wenger said before dropping me & after Henry comments

Olivier Giroud has revealed what Arsene Wenger told him when he was dropped from the starting lineup for the FA Cup final and that...

Arsenal striker proud to score in final

Speaking somewhere in Islington on top of a bus, Olivier Giroud reflected on the team's FA Cup final performance as well as his own...

Arsenal 14/15 School Report: The Forwards

As the season wraps up with a 12th FA Cup win and third-place league finish, we look at how the players did over the...

Arsenal star hails 'fantastic' fan support

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has praised the unwavering support the fans have shown over the course of this season. Speaking before our FA Cup final...

Giroud: Maybe Henry's angry I scored 50 faster than him

It was only a matter of time before Olivier Giroud heard about the comments from Thierry Henry regarding the striker's quality responded. Well now he has...and...

Arsenal's Liverpool goals voted best in April

Arsenal scored five goals in the Premier League in April and four of them came against Liverpool. To top it off, all four have made it...

Arsenal legend: Henry is 'unfair' to criticise Giroud

Comments from ex-Arsenal forward, Thierry Henry, that Olivier Giroud isn't a good enough striker to help Arsenal win the Premier League have been met...

Arsenal legend: Gunners need THREE strikers

Following recent comments that Arsenal need to buy a top striker to have a chance of winning the league next season, Thierry Henry has elaborated on...

Nicholas: We can win the league with Giroud but…

After recent comments from ex-Arsenal forward Thierry Henry that Olivier Giroud isn't good enough to help us win the league, Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas...

Wenger: Henry is paid to be controversial

After ex-Arsenal forward Thierry Henry criticised Olivier Giroud for not been good enough, Arsene Wenger has made is clear he disagrees with his fellow Frenchman's comments. The...

Mourinho's personal swear word and what Henry meant about Giroud

Perhaps it's because my focus is largely directed on the World Snooker Championship now, but things seem strangely calm at Arsenal at the minute. We...

Giroud insists he's more than just a pretty face

Poor old Olivier Giroud, with looks to rival Adonis, it seems he's having a tough time being taken seriously as a footballer. Speaking this week,...

Arsenal star thankful for chance to redeem himself

Olivier Giroud has thanks Arsene Wenger for giving him a chance to redeem himself after his horror show against Monaco. With 18 goals in 30...

Francis Coquelin hits out at Thierry Henry

Francis Coquelin has come to the defence of his teammate, Olivier Giroud, after the striker came under fire from Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. Henry made...

Arsenal star defends himself against criticism

After some barbed comments from Jose Mourinho and harsh criticism from ex-Arsenal forward and Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry, Olivier Giroud has defended the...

Wenger: He’s an animal

Arsene Wenger believes Olivier Giroud has become 'an animal'. The Frenchman has been on fire since his return from a broken leg that he suffered...

In focus: Giroud’s passing technique

Olivier Giroud is known for his goal-scoring abilities. And his handsome good looks, obviously. But as most Arsenal fans know, there is far more to his...

Two players Arsenal need on form to beat Chelsea

After a far from comfortable win on Saturday we’re in the FA Cup final! Hooray! And after Villa spoiled Stevie G’s birthday dream we’ll be playing...

UEFA explore possibility of European All-Star game

UEFA, looking to add to current revenue streams, is looking at the possibility of adding a European All-Star Game to it's venue of competitions. This,...

Do Arsenal need to buy a striker for next season?

Arsenal have been in exceptional form throughout the second half of the Premier League campaign, and stand a great chance of finishing second at...

Arsenal hitman believes Gunners are lucky

Olivier Giroud suspects Arsenal may have been a bit lucky but showed their ability to keep calm under pressure.

Coquelin stands out – Arsenal player ratings v Burnley

How did the Arsenal players do on an individual basis as they beat Burnley 1-0?

Arsenal man most deadly striker, Tottenham man fourth

Olivier Giroud is the most potent striker in the Premier League,scoring more goals per 90 minutes than his rivals.

Wenger offers some life advice to Olivier Giroud

Arsene Wenger has been singing the praises of Olivier GIroud and offered some life advice as well.

The Arsenal stat no-one is talking about (but should be)

Arsenal have exactly the same record after 31 games this season as they did last...well, not exactly the same.

Giroud sets record straight on North London's best striker

Following another excellent performance against Liverpool, we take a closer look at Olivier Giroud's performance and why he may be the most underrated striker in the league.

Standout Arsenal man believes side can 'do something big'

Olivier Giroud has warned Arsenal to focus while Hector Bellerin thinks this side can do something big.

Bellerin shines: Arsenal player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal demolished Liverpool, but how did the players get on individually?

Tottenham man Player of the Season? Not even Player of North...

Harry Kane looks like he could be a cert for Player of the Season, but he isn't even the best player in north London

Arsenal’s French star ‘really happy’ to have competition for his place

Olivier Giroud is delighted to have two great players vying for his place in the Arsenal squad.

Arsenal hitman ‘honoured’ but isn't finished yet

It's been more than 18 months since an Arsenal player was awarded the Barclay's Player of the Month Award, so it's no wonder Olivier Giroud is feeling good about it.

Arsenal pair rewarded for fine March form with award - photos

Olivier Giroud and Arsene Wenger have been named Barclay's Player and Manager of the Month for March. Arsenal won all four of their Premier League...

Olivier Giroud: Goals & skills 14/15

Let's show Olivier Giroud a little love as everyone else drools over Harry Kane.

Giroud: I’m going to say something silly

Olivier Giroud has set his sights on outscoring Alexis Sanchez this season.

Giroud wins player of the month

Olivier Giroud has been voted player of the month for March.

Do Arsenal and England have space for Welbeck and Walcott?

Arsene likes wide men who wander. When you look at the players who have featured on the wings for our long-serving manager, there is always...

Gabriel's Brazil debut put on hold

Gabriel will have to wait until the weekend at the earliest to make his debut for Brazil.

Olivier Giroud Wallpaper, Header and Cover

Olivier Giroud turned into a proper goal machine! Why not have him on your phone or desktop?

Giroud up against Tottenham man for player award

Olivier Giroud has been named on a five-man shortlist for player of the month for March.

Wenger right about Giroud, he’s better than Tottenham & Chelsea strikers

Arsene Wenger has claimed that Olivier Giroud is one of the best strikers in the Premier League, but is he right?

Video: Giroud ‘We need to win every single game for title...

Olivier Giroud is refusing to rule Arsenal out as title challengers after helping his side win their sixth league game in a row.

Wenger: He had a good game again

Arsene Wenger hailed Olivier Giroud for his brace which secured all three points for Arsenal at Newcastle.

Tactics: Giroud and Monreal shining as competition inspires fight

The sky’s the limit as Arsenal players are inspiring each other to become better players.

In focus: Giroud's striker masterclass against West Ham

We take a closer look at Arsenal’s main man following a perfect performance against a weak West Ham side.

How Giroud outshines Manchester United's world class trio in every way

Ahead of Monday night's FA Cup clash with our rivals, we look at how £13m man Olivier stacks up against players collectively worth in excess of £90m.

How Olivier Giroud slayed his Monaco demons

After a nightmare midweek, we look at how na-na-na-na-Giroud set about winning the fans – and the manager – over.

Arsenal 2 Everton 0 – Wenger, Giroud and Ox react

Arsene Wenger, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Olivier Giroud all spoke with the press immediately after his side defeated Everton. Hear what they had to say here.

Is this really the reason Alexis Sanchez has stopped scoring goals?

It hasn't gone unnoticed that Alexis Sanchez has stopped scoring goals. Many people are wondering why that might be, with the sane and rational amongst...

Why Arsenal's most important player isn't Sanchez, Ozil or Cazorla

Many players in this current Arsenal squad are hailed as being vital, but is Olivier Giroud the most important of them all?

Giroud on why this star makes a difference to Arsenal

Olivier Giroud has been speaking about his German teammate and the effect he has on the team.

Arsenal star sure the club have the solutions

Olivier Giroud has been speaking about his form since he returned from injury and how Arsenal can beat the 'big' boys.

Arsenal star explains his personal target

Olivier Giroud is enjoying one of the best spells of his career and he explains his personal target from when he signed for Arsenal.

Is Olivier Giroud the most underrated striker in the Premier League?

Still not fully free of the 'flop' label that was applied to him when he first arrived, Olivier Giroud could be the most underrated striker in the Premier League.

Video - Gibbs and Giroud hungry for more after fifth round...

Kieran Gibbs and Olivier Giroud speak to the press immediately after Arsenal knocked Middlesbrough out of the FA Cup in the fifth round. Hear what they had to say here.

Olivier Giroud crowned ‘hottest Premier League player’ –  video + photo

Olivier Giroud has been crowned 'hottest Premier League player' - find out more here.

Wenger reveals Giroud substitution was a precatution

Olivier GIroud picked up a small knock against Aston Villa on Sunday and was substituted as a precautionary measure by the manager.

Incredible Olivier Giroud stat [with graphic]

Olivier Giroud was once called a 'flop.' The Arsenal striker arrived in England without a big price-tag so, of course, that meant he had to...