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Olivier Giroud

29-Year-Old Forward     Arsenal  Premier


France

Birthdate:  September 30, 1986    Birthplace:  Chambery, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  194 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Olivier Giroud Contract Information:

Signed a six-year contract with Arsenal in July of 2012.

August 20, 2016    Olivier Giroud News

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Giroud is on the bench for Saturday's match against Leicester City.

Giroud's preseason was delayed due to France's run to the final of the European Championship, so it's not surprising that he continues to be eased in. Alexis Sanchez is starting up front for the Gunners.

Olivier Giroud – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Arsenal 2698 16 5 93 38 801 4 25 23 34
Olivier Giroud – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier Arsenal 38 26 2425 16 6 102 43 26 32 40 33 13 3 0 2 0
2015 UCL Arsenal 7 5 387 5 0 19 12 2 6 15 5 2 1 0 4 0
2016 Premier Arsenal 1 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2016 Game Log   Olivier Giroud
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Date League OPP ST MIN G A S SOG CRO FS FC TKL INT BLK CS PKG PKM YC RC
2016-8Aug 20 Premier @LEI   12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Olivier Giroud: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 18, 2016

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Giroud may be considered for selection for Saturday's match with Leicester City, despite returning to training last week.

Giroud could help bolster the attack after Sunday's 4-3 loss to Liverpool. Alexis Sanchez started in the central role but never quite looked comfortable. Giroud's role as centre forward may steady Arsenal's attack if he can get on the field.

August 10, 2016

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Giroud returned to training on Wednesday following his extended holiday after the European Championship.

Giroud made the final with France, which is why his preseason was delayed, and while he is back with the squad, it's unclear if he'll be able to get his match fitness up in time to play Leicester City on 20 Aug.

August 8, 2016

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Giroud will not play in Arsenal's Premier League opener on Sunday, as he has yet to return to training following the European Championship, ESPN FC reports.

Given that he is still on holiday, Giroud could miss a number of fixtures to start the season, which could allow Theo Walcott to start up front.

July 16, 2016

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Giroud scored 24 goals and doled out six assists in all competitions last season. He added three goals and two assists in France's run to the final of Euro 2016.

Giroud actually enjoyed the most productive season of his Arsenal career, but the 14-match goal drought he endured during the second half of the campaign coincided with a dip in form by the club, tarnishing what could have been an even better return. Giroud, who is expected to miss the start of the season, is currently the only true striker on Arsenal's roster, but the club has been linked with a move for more attacking talent this summer, which could put his role in question.

July 4, 2016

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Giroud won four tackles, scored on both of his shot attempts and added an assist during Sunday's win over Iceland.

Giroud started the party with an expertly-taken volley from a tough angle in the 12th minute, and he capped off his side's scoring when he nodded him a free kick in the 59th minute, just before being subbed off. Giroud was the recipient of some criticism heading into the tournament, but he now has three goals and two assists to his name through four matches played and will be counted on to maintain this level of form Thursday versus Germany.

June 26, 2016

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Giroud had one assist on two key passes and took one shot (off target) in Sunday's 2-1 Euro 2016 victory over Ireland that sent France to the quarterfinals.

Giroud has been a very good complement to Antoine Griezmann's prolific skills. The former made a very smart and precise flick with a header to set up the latter perfectly for the winner. Giroud now has a goal and an assist and will probably continue starting ahead of Anthony Martial.

June 10, 2016

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Giroud opened the scoring for France in their 2-1 win over Romania on Friday, heading in a cross from Dimitri Payet. He also picked up a yellow card later in the second half.

Giroud was extremely active in front of net, finishing with four shots, including two on target. As the head of France's attack, he should remain a top forward option against mediocre competition in the group stage.