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Profile of the French footballer Olivier Giroud, who currently plays as a forward at Arsenal. The 29-year old player Giroud joined Arsenal from and wears the number 12 shirt.

Olivier Giroud
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        (Squad number 12)

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Olivier Giroud Career
2005–2008Grenoble23(2)
2007–2008Istres (loan)33(14)
2008–2010Tours44(24)
2010–2012Montpellier73(33)
2010Tours (loan)17(6)
2012–Arsenal97(41)

2011–France39(10)

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Olivier Giroud : Arsenal News
“Thierry Henry has likened Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud to that of Emile Heskey. The striker is set to lead the line for his country this summer, and former Arsenal legend thinks he will play an important role for France. “He is a very good striker.”
 Just Arsenal News Yesterday
“Henry has been a critic of Giroud in the past, but insists that the 29-year-old is good enough to lead the line this summer. Talking to the Mirror, Henry said: “He is a very good striker.”
 Daily Star Yesterday
“Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has likened current centre forward Olivier Giroud to former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey, in comments to the Mirror.”
 hitc.com Yesterday
“It's certainly been a colourful spell..watch his highlights here. Granit Xhaka Highlights: New Arsenal signing in action New Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka in action - goals, assists and skills.”
 Daily Star Yesterday
“Shock Liverpool U-turn: Jurgen Klopp back in for midfield ace However, he will face competition from Arsenal who are long-term admirers of the forward.”
 The Daily Express Yesterday
“Arsenal have made contact with Udinese over Duvan Zapata But Arsene Wenger has already confirmed he will be looking to add a new striker given concerns over Olivier Giroud's reliability in front of goal, as well as Danny Welbeck's long-term knee”
 London Evening Standard 2 days ago
“Despite his 24 goals last season, Giroud has been heavily criticised and Arsene Wenger looks set to finally bring in his replacement. The Gunners have already completed a mega-money deal for Granit Xhaka, adding steal to their midfielder.”
 Daily Star 2 days ago
“Arsenal are reportedly ready to spend big on a new striker to finally replace Olivier Giroud in the summer transfer window.”
 Metro 2 days ago
“Olivier Giroud, Arsenal’s star striker and #puma player said; “PUMA has done a great job with the new #homekit.”
 Sevenpress.com 3 days ago
“Carlo Ancelotti has offered a stinging rebuke of the American ownership of Arsenal and Manchester United, suggesting their distance from their clubs leaves them desensitised to the passionate fanbase of the two clubs.”
 London Evening Standard 3 days ago
Olivier Giroud Career Honours
  • Montpellier: Ligue 1: 2011–12
  • Arsenal: FA Cup: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Arsenal: FA Community Shield: 2014, 2015
  • Ligue 1 Top Goalscorer: 2011–12
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2011–12
  • Premier League Team of the Season: 2013–14
  • Premier League Player of the Month: March 2015
  • Ligue 2 Top Goalscorer: 2009–10
  • UNFP Ligue 2 Player of the Year: 2009–10
  • UNFP Ligue 2 Team of the Year: 2009–10
  • Ligue 2 UNFP Player of the Month: September 2009, November 2009

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Midfielders
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    Aaron Ramsey Mathieu Flamini
    Francis Coquelin Serge Gnabry
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Tomas Rosicky
    Mohamed Elneny Alex Iwobi
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    Forwards
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