Tag Archives: Giroud

Half-time + video: Arsenal lucky to lead Swansea

Arsenal take a 1-0 lead into the break thanks to Olivier Giroud, but I cant help but want to thank Mike Jones.

Swansea have come into this game fired up, and had much the better chances in the opening 45, and will be frustrated to have come into the interval a goal down.

Former Gunner claims Arsenal more interested in fourth than first…

Paul Merson has claimed that Arsenal are more interested in finishing in fourth place, when reliving the 3-3 comeback against Bournemouth.

The former midfielder played for the Gunners for 12 years between 1985 and 1997 and is sometimes described as an ‘Arsenal Legend’, but he seems to do nothing but talk badly about our club in recent years.

Poll: Does Lucas Perez deserve first-team Arsenal role?

Arsenal have used Lucas Perez sparingly this season, but is it time he was given a more important role?

The Spanish forward joined the club from Deportivo La Coruna last summer in a £17 Million deal, and he has impressed in spells in the first-team.

Arsenal star hails team goal but Giroud ‘couldn’t do it again’

Alex Iwobi has hailed Arsenal team-mate Olivier Giroud’s goal as a great ‘team-goal’, while insisting he was lucky and couldn’t do it another time.

Video: Arsenal boss admits shock at this Giroud wonder goal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted being ‘surprised’ by the incredible technical goal scored by Olivier Giroud today.

The French striker opened the scoring in today’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace, which helped them to redeem their place in the top four of the Premier League table (and our rightful place above our noisy neighbours).

Arsenal’s Sanchez expected to make way for Giroud

Olivier Giroud looks set for a run of regular first-team action, which will see Alexis Sanchez return to the wing for Arsenal.

The French striker has spent the majority of this season on the Gunners bench, with Alexis Sanchez having impressed in the role from the start of the campaign, whilst Giroud was yet to return from international duty.

Arsenal forward confirms new deal is close

Olivier Giroud has revealed that he might be able to announce his new contract in the coming weeks, despite rumours that he already had.

The striker bagged the only goal of Boxing Day’s 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, and that was Giroud’s first league start of the campaign.

Arsenal legend claims Giroud deserves first-team role

Alan Smith has claimed that Olivier Giroud deserves a first-team role for Arsenal, whilst moving to praise his professional attitude this season.

The French striker was given his first Premier League start of the campaign yesterday and Arsene Wenger reaped the rewards as his striker found the winner late into the match.