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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 Montpellier 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
“LONDON: Arsenal re-established themselves as serious contenders In the 23rd minute he crossed for Olivier Giroud to head down and give Ozil the opportunity to score.”
 Himalayan Times Today
“Arsenal registered their first league win since January 2, having played out two 0-0 draws and lost 1-0 to Chelsea, with Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey heavily involved in both goals.”
 Reuters Today
“Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has questioned whether the current squad has the bottle to go on and snatch the Premier League title from under the nose of league-leaders Leicester.”
 London Evening Standard Today
“Arsenal scored two quick goals to essentially kill off the Aaron Ramsey lofted a ball forward towards Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud, with the Frenchman rising high to nod it into the path of Özil.”
 Caught Offside Today
“Other than the pivotal minute-and-a-half that saw Ozil finish well from Olivier Giroud's cushioned header and Oxlade-Chamberlain score his first Premier League goal in 17 months, Arsenal were kept quiet by Bournemouth.”
 Peterborough Telegraph Today
“And it was Flamini's midfield teammate Ozil who gave Arsenal the lead on 23 minutes, smashing the ball home from close range on the half volley after Olivier Giroud had knocked down Aaron Ramsey's lofted ball.”
 KL.FM 96.7 Today
“Paul Merson has claimed that Tottenham are bigger favourites to win the Premier League title this season than Arsenal.”
 The Sport Review Today
“were linked with Arsenal during the transfer window. After the game, Wenger spoke about the title race and reserved special praise for Germany playmaker Ozil. Goals from Theo Walcott, Alexis Sanchez (hat-trick) and Olivier Giroud put the Foxes to the sword.”
 gosporttimes.com Today
“Arsenal returned to winning ways on Sunday after a four match run without a victory, disposing of Bournemouth with some ease thanks to first-half goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil.”
 London Evening Standard Today
“skilfully slamming home right-footed after Olivier Giroud nodded down Aaron Ramsey's flighted pass to claim his first goal since the 2-0 win over Bournemouth on December 28.”
 Yahoo7 Sport Today
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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    Defenders
    Hector Bellerin Mathieu Debuchy
    Nacho Monreal Kieran Gibbs
    Calum Chambers Gabriel Paulista
    Per Mertesacker Laurent Koscielny
    Midfielders
    Joel Campbell Theo Walcott
    Alexis Sanchez Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
    Tomas Rosicky Mesut Ozil
    Mikel Arteta Jack Wilshere
    Santi Cazorla Aaron Ramsey
    Mohamed Elneny Mathieu Flamini
    Francis Coquelin
    Forwards
    Danny Welbeck Olivier Giroud