Tag: Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud played for Arsenal Football Club. The French forward joined Arsenal from Montpellier in 2012 for £9.6m. Giroud left Arsenal for Chelsea in 2018 for £18m. In total, he made 253 appearances for Arsenal and scored 105 goals. Giroud wore the number 12 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on September 30, 1986. Giroud currently plays for Chelsea.

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

Sunday's edition of L'Equipe has described Alexandre Lacazette as the 'new Giroud' after his poor 25-minute performance against Tottenham.
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

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

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

6 of our favourite times Arsenal humiliated Tottenham

Ahead of the North London derby this Saturday, we've looked at some of Arsenal's humiliations of their local rivals.
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

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

Chelsea hilariously lost 4-1 to Watford on Monday night and Arsenal fans reckon they only have one man to thank: agent Olivier Giroud.
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

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

Olivier Giroud says he wanted to leave because Arsenal were signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Didier Deschamps encouraged him to move on.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

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

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

Impressive business from Arsenal must now be turned into immediate success

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Letting Olivier Giroud leave for Chelsea was an "especially difficult" decision for Arsene Wenger, according to reports, so why did he do it?
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

Mathieu Debuchy backs Olivier Giroud's decision to join Chelsea

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

Ex-Arsenal striker explains why he signed for Chelsea

Olivier Giroud says Antonio Conte was the driving force behind his decision to sign for Chelsea, and he's ready to start a new chapter in his career after leaving Arsenal.
Olivier Giroud after signing for Chelsea in January 2018

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

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

Arsenal fans laugh at Alexis Sanchez as he loses to Spurs

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

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

Arsenal signed three players and let 13 leave in its busiest January transfer window for years.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

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

Olivier Giroud has bid his 'Arsenal family' farewell.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 09: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund with his beats headphones on, before the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SV Werder Bremen at Signal Iduna Park on December 9, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images )

How Tottenham could have ruined Aubameyang Arsenal’s move

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is an Arsenal player now, but intervention from Spurs could have seen things play out very differently. Arsenal confirmed the signing of Aubameyang...

Are Arsenal really going to sign David Luiz?

At first, Daily Cannon Towers wrote off rumours that Arsenal could be signing David Luiz from Chelsea as rubbish, but now they're gathering pace...
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Official: Giroud signs for Chelsea on permanent deal

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

Arsenal pay Chelsea man’s loan fee to secure Aubameyang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Giroud’s agent confirms Chelsea move

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

‘This is worse than Alexis to United’: Arsenal fans spitting feathers over Giroud’s potential...

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

Media link David Luiz to Arsenal but do the Gunners really want him?

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

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

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

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

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

Bad news for Arsenal as deal falters over asking price

Chelsea have reportedly turned their nose up at Arsenal's asking price for Olivier Giroud, which suddenly puts them in a position of power over the Gunners... or does it?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

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

Arsenal face Swansea City on Tuesday, and with the squad rapidly changing many of us are expecting it to be an interesting match... for good and bad reasons.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Theo Walcott and Sead Kolainac after scoring 4-2 during the pre-season friendly match between Arsenal v SL Benfica during the Emirates Cup at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Chelsea could make or break Arsenal's deal for Aubameyang

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arsenal blow: 2 strikers ruled out of Chelsea clash, 2 other stars in doubt

Arsenal are without Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck for the second leg of their League Cup semi-final clash with Chelsea.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during a Borussia Dortmund training session, ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group D match against Arsenal, at Emirates Stadium on November 25, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

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

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's potential move to Arsenal continues to edge closer, so we've rounded up the latest updates as the Gunners push for an agreement.