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Arsenal striker Giroud tipped to bench Mbappe for World Cup

Robert Pires has called for France to play Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud over wonderkid Kylian Mbappe for next summer’s World Cup in Russia.

The 18 year-old set the world alight last season as he smashed onto the scene in spectacular fashion, and is now a part of the most expensive attacking line-up in world history.

Is Arsenal’s Giroud the ‘world’s best target man’?

Olivier Giroud has been hailed as the world’s best target man by his former team-mate Younes Belhanda, but would Arsenal fans agree?

The French striker has been consistent in front of goal in his time at the Emirates, having joined from Marseille back in 2012.

Do Arsenal fans want to see both Lacazette and Giroud together?

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell has heaped praise on Olivier Giroud, despite his style not pleasing to the eye for all concerned.

The 30 year-old knocked in his 100th goal for our club last night, bettering records of Robin Van Persie and Dennis Bergkamp in the process, as he helped us on the way to a 4-2 win over BATE Borisov.

Are FIFA right to choose Arsenal scorpion-kick over Man United’s?

FIFA have released their nominees for the Puskas 2017 Award, and Arsenal’s scorpion kick scored by Olivier Giroud has made the list, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s similar finish did not.

Manchester United fans have reacted with frustration following the announcement of the Puskas nominations, with Mkhitaryan being overlooked for the award.

Giroud insists he has important role to play for Arsenal this term

Olivier Giroud has been linked with the exit door for much of the summer, but has made the decision to stay and play a role for Arsenal instead.

The striker has fallen down the pecking order over the past 12 months, playing only a squad member role for the majority of last season, and has now fallen further down the pecking order since the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon.

Why are Arsenal’s Walcott and Giroud happy to cash their cheques?

Paul Merson has claimed that Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud should be unhappy with their lack of playing time at Arsenal.

The duo both began Friday’s 4-3 win over Leicester City on the bench, and came on to help turn over the 3-2 deficit. Giroud even bagged himself the winning goal in the 85th minute to show his worth to the Gunners, but he will remain as the club’s second choice behind Alexandre Lacazette, who opened the scoring.

Arsenal making history: Legend claims this has never happened in football

Thierry Henry has talked about the recent arrival of Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal, and has claimed he will be the first ever player to be first-choice for his club, while his benched team-mate is favoured for his international side.

Round-up of possible Arsenal outgoings this summer

Arsenal have brought in only two players so far in the close-season, while at least one more is expected to join, but which players are still believed to be leaving the club?