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Roma wanted Giroud as Dzeko replacement, sporting director Monchi confirms

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com60 hits

Olivier Giroud was top of Roma's list of transfer targets had Chelsea met the asking price for Edin Dzeko, according to the Serie A club's sporting director Monchi. Although the Premier League champions signed defender Emerson Palmieri from the Giallorossi, Roma rejected offers for striker Dzeko. Giroud eventually moved from Arsenal to Stamford Bridge as part of a deadline day transfer trian...Full Story »

Arsenal legend Henry: Giroud never wanted Chelsea move

Posted Friday, February 02, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com113 hits

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry claims Olivier Giroud never wanted to move to Chelsea. The French striker brought an end to five-and-a-half years in north London on Wednesday, signing for Antonio Conte's side in an £18million deal. Henry is convinced Giroud was disappointed over the transfer. "What I like the most is, it's not like he wanted to go to Chelsea," Henry said on Sky Sports. &#...Full Story »

Chelsea snap up Giroud from Arsenal as Batshuayi leaves on loan

Posted Thursday, February 01, 2018 by Marca.com141 hits

Olivier Giroud has completed a deadline day move from Arsenal to Chelsea on an 18-month deal for around 22 million euros. After 253 games and 105 goals for the Gunners, the French striker is set to reinforce the Blues' attacking force and share playing time with Alvaro Morata. In a chain of transfers, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had already taken Giroud's place in Arsene Wenger's squad on dead...Full Story »

Arsene Wenger praises Olivier Giroud ahead of potential move to Chelsea

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by PA81 hits

Arsene Wenger found time in the wreckage of Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat at Swansea to pay tribute to the seemingly Chelsea-bound Olivier Giroud.Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to seal a club-record transfer to Arsenal before Wednesday night’s deadline, with France striker Giroud set to journey across London in a reported £18million move to Chelsea.Gunners bo...Full Story »

Wenger refuses to rule out Giroud exit as Arsenal wait for Aubameyang news

Posted Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com77 hits

Arsene Wenger is prepared for a busy deadline day after refusing to rule out the possibility of Olivier Giroud leaving the club. Arsene Wenger has admitted Olivier Giroud may have played his last game for Arsenal during Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Swansea City - and remained non-committal over the potential arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Striker Giroud came off the bench in the second half ...Full Story »

Chelsea star David Luiz offered to Arsenal in Olivier Giroud shock swap deal - EXCLUSIVE

Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by hits

Starsport can reveal the champions are ready to let Luiz join Arsenal as part of a deal to take badly-needed striker Giroud to Stamford Bridge. And if Giroud does sign, that would release the Blues' Belgium forward Michy Batshuayi to go to Borussia Dortmund - which would allow hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubamayeng to finally join the Gunners for £55m. Dortmund also want France star Giroud, who...Full Story »

Chelsea plan shock move for unsettled Arsenal striker Giroud

Posted Friday, January 26, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com124 hits

Chelsea are ready to offer Olivier Giroud a shock escape route out of Arsenal. The Mirror says the Blues are ready to pounce if Borussia Dortmund fail to secure a loan deal for Giroud. Antonio Conte is desperate to strengthen his squad and the Blues have been linked with a deal for Roma striker Edin Dzeko. But the report suggests the club see Giroud as a good option if the move for Dzeko ca...Full Story »

Giroud misses Arsenal's match at Crystal Palace

Posted Thursday, December 28, 2017 by PA35 hits

Olivier Giroud will miss Arsenal's Premier League trip to Crystal Palace, with the France striker sidelined until January 15 with a hamstring problem. Defender Nacho Monreal has been ruled out of the Selhurst Park clash due to an ankle injury that is expected to take 10 days to clear. Midfielder Aaron Ramsey will also be unavailable for Arsene Wenger's side, as he battles a hamstring problem o...Full Story »

Sam Allardyce thinks Olivier Giroud will not join Everton because his wife will not let him move north

Posted Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by hits

OLIVIER GIROUD'S wife Jennifer doesn't want to move to Merseyside - and that's official. Sam Allardyce said so when asked if he thought he could lure the Arsenal striker to Goodison Park in the January transfer window. It seems Olivier Giroud and his wife Jennifer will not be moving to Liverpool Everton tried to sign the Frenchman in the summer.  Months later the new Goodison boss still ...Full Story »

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud out for six weeks: January move to Everton in jeopardy

Posted Monday, December 25, 2017 by hits

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been ruled out until February The France international has been linked with an Emirates exit as he seeks regular playing time in order to boost his World Cup hopes. He has only started one Premier League game this season, with boss Arsene Wenger preferring summer signing Alexandre Lacazette. Despite his limited appearances, the 31-year-old has bagged seven g...Full Story »

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud transfer hopes hit by injury

Posted Monday, December 25, 2017 by tribalfootball.com66 hits

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud's hopes of a January departure have been hit by a hamstring injury. The Mirror says Giroud's hamstring injury could rule the striker out of action until February, according to reports from France. The muscle tear would also prevent the Arsenal forward from securing a move in the January transfer window. Both Everton and West Ham have been among the teams monit...Full Story »

Arsenal vs Liverpool - Giroud misses Arsenal's match against Liverpool

Posted Friday, December 22, 2017 by PA46 hits

Arsenal will be without Olivier Giroud for Friday night's Premier League visit of Liverpool. The striker was forced off in Tuesday's Carabao Cup quarter-final win over West Ham with a hamstring injury and is likely to miss the majority of Arsenal's festive fixtures. Francis Coquelin also hobbled out of that game but could still be in contention, although Aaron Ramsey (hamstring) and long-term ...Full Story »

Southampton 1 - 1 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud salvages late point for Arsenal

Posted Sunday, December 10, 2017 by PA44 hits

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Southampton. The French frontman struck two minutes from the end as Saints just failed to hang on to Charlie Austin's early opener. Austin had punished Arsenal for a calamitous beginning to the match with his fourth goal in his last three starts. With just two minutes on the clock the striker collected a loo...Full Story »

Chelsea eye shock move for Arsenal forward Giroud

Posted Friday, October 27, 2017 by Tribalfootball.com96 hits

Chelsea are eyeing a shock January move for Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud. The France international came close to joining Everton in the summer, but he opted to stay in London. The 31-year-old has played as a back-up to Alexandre Lacazette so far this Premier League season as Arsene Wenger aims to keep competition high at the club. But Don Balon claims that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is ke...Full Story »

Ronald Koeman says failure to sign Olivier Giroud to replace Romelu Lukaku sealed his Everton fate

Posted Thursday, October 26, 2017 by Skysports.com79 hits

Olivier Giroud decided against joining Everton in the summer Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman says that the seeds for his departure were sown when Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud decided against a move to Goodison Park. Giroud was seen as a player who could compensate for the loss of Romelu Lukaku and Koeman thinks the failure to adequately replace the Belgian forward, combined with a tough...Full Story »

Crvena Zvezda 0 - 1 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud's moment of magic gives Arsenal victory over Red Star Belgrade

Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 by PA66 hits

Olivier Giroud scored a stunning winner as a much-changed Arsenal side saw off 10-man Red Star Belgrade in their Europa League clash. Arsene Wenger made nine alterations from the team that lost at Watford on Saturday and it was an underwhelming display from his side until Giroud's overhead kick settled the game in favour of the visitors. The 1-0 win maintains Arsenal's perfect start to their...Full Story »

Olivier Giroud is prepped and preened before a press conference at the French team's training base

Posted Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by hits

OLIVIER GIROUD received first-class treatment at the French national team's training base today. The suarve Frenchman needed a touch-up before he faced the world's press at the press conference, but made time to pose for pictures first. In a blue steel-esque picture, Giroud posed for the camera after his beard and eyebrows were tended to Looking so well-groomed takes time and effort, Giroud w...Full Story »

BATE Borisov 2 - 4 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud strikes 100th Arsenal goal in Europa League victory over BATE

Posted Thursday, September 28, 2017 by PA60 hits

An under-strength Arsenal XI survived a late fightback from BATE Borisov to secure a 4-2 victory that keeps them on course to progress in the Europa League. In a game of little quality beyond the superb Jack Wilshere, it was goals from the recalled trio of Theo Walcott, Rob Holding and Olivier Giroud - with his 100th Gunners goal - who sealed all three points at the Borisov Arena in Belarus a...Full Story »

Arsene Wenger blocked Olivier Giroud's move to Everton this summer

Posted Monday, September 25, 2017 by givemesport.com101 hits

When Arsenal slipped to a fifth-placed finish and missed out on Champions League football, it seemed inevitable they'd lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The two contract rebels are slowly whittling down their deals and will be free agents by the summer. The Gunners could have cashed in on the pair, yet they were determined they would not be losing any key players. Instead, they sold Alex ...Full Story »

Super-sub Giroud settles thrilling Premier League opener for Arsenal

Posted Friday, August 11, 2017 by PA13 hits

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head home a late winner and seal three points for Arsenal in a topsy-turvy Premier League opener against Leicester. The Gunners had won just one of their last seven opening-day fixtures and looked destined to start another campaign slowly as the 2015-16 champions took the lead twice only to lose 4-3. The night started perfectly for Arsenal as new signing Al...Full Story »

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