Olivier Giroud: Arsenal’s Unappreciated Goalscorer

Olivier Giroud: Arsenal’s Unappreciated Goalscorer

Last year, Arsenal were that close to signing Leicester’s Jamie Vardy for a £25 million transfer fee. But Vardy never put pen to paper. Upon reflection, between his tins of Thunder snuff tobacco and cans of Red Bull, Vardy made one of his better decisions. He realised that his limited, direct attacking skills did not fit well with Arsenal’s more intricate, build-from-the-back, short passing in tight spaces requirements. Vardy backed out of the move. Had the transfer been completed, the addition …
Is Olivier Giroud to West Ham the perfect move for all parties?

Is Olivier Giroud to West Ham the perfect move for all parties?

This summer marks five years since Arsenal lost their captain, Robin Van Persie, to title rivals Manchester United for a measly 24 million pounds. The deal was in the pipeline for some time, leading Arsene Wenger to seek attacking alternatives. A month earlier he had turned to Montpellier’s top goal scorer during their first ever Ligue 1 winning campaign, Frenchman Olivier Giroud. “He has a very good physical presence and is exceptional in the air, with a great work ethic,” …
Arsenal at a Familiar Crossroads

Arsenal at a Familiar Crossroads

Twelve games in, a quarter of the Premier League season gone, and Arsenal sit joint top with Manchester City, with 26 points apiece.  Once again, seemingly inevitably, that same old question pops up: Does Arsenal have it in them to win the title? It isn’t a question of whether they can do it, whether the overall quality is there, or even, as is often discussed, whether the squad has the striker needed to win the Premier League. As Gunners and …
Arsenal v Aston Villa – Betting Preview

Arsenal v Aston Villa – Betting Preview

Could Olivier Giroud Revitalise Arsenal's Season?

Could Olivier Giroud Revitalise Arsenal's Season?

Arsenal have had a slow start to the season, with a lot of people blaming frailties in their defence as they have had to use the likes of Hector Bellerin, Calum Chambers and Damien Martinez more frequently than they would have liked. It's clear they need to strengthen at the back and add a bit of much needed depth next month when the transfer window opens. However, the return of Olivier Giroud has provided impetus into the side's attacking line. …
Should Arsenal Sign Loic Remy? Remy vs Giroud Comparison

Should Arsenal Sign Loic Remy? Remy vs Giroud Comparison

With Olivier Giroud as the only recognized striker at Arsenal, the Gunners will be linked to a lot of strikers this summer.   One of the strikers they have been linked to is QPR striker Loic Remy.  After impressing on a season long loan at Newcastle, the Frenchman has reportedly drawn interest from multiple teams including Arsenal, Liverpool, and Tottenham.  Remy was seen watching the West Brom Arsenal game at the Emirates late in the season making the rumor mill …
Arsenal 2013/14 Season Review

Arsenal 2013/14 Season Review

After scraping back into the Champions League on the last day of 2012-2013 season, Arsenal fans hoped to push on and improve. Arsenal had a very eventful season with some very high highs and some very low lows.  The North London club once again finished fourth, once again were knocked out in the round of 16 in the Champions League, but they finally broke the nine year trophy drought that has been hanging over them with an FA Cup victory. …
Artistic Info-Graphic | Spurs Vs Arsenal | Key Men: Adebayor Vs Giroud

Artistic Info-Graphic | Spurs Vs Arsenal | Key Men: Adebayor Vs Giroud

In the build up to another North London Derby today and the clash at White Hart Lane of Spurs and Arsenal our friend and artist Nazar Stefanovic (@nazarstefanovic) has brought you the graphic below. Adebayor may face a late fitness test and Spurs supporters will be hoping he faces his former club as he's been their most impressive player this season. Olivier Giroud has been involved in recent controversies but he's still Arsenal's main man up top with 12 goals …
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