Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has come out and hailed French International Olivier Giroud as one of the deadliest strikers in Europe. Arsene Wenger was speaking ahead of his side’s early afternoon clash against Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday. Giroud scored a spectacular hattrick in midweek against Greek side Olympiakos in Piraeus to guide Arsenal into the final 16 of the UEFA Champions League. The Frenchman has also scored 5 goals in his 7 last matches for the Gunners in the Barclays Premier League. Despite not starting 6 of the 15 fixtures for Arsenal in the league this season due to the deployment of Theo Walcott in front of goal, Giroud is the club’s leading goal scorer in all competitions (13). Giroud one of the best strikers in Europe: Wenger . Speaking to the media ahead of his side’s clash against Aston Villa on Sunday, Arsene Wenger heaped enormous praise upon striker Olivier Giroud after his recent goal scoring […]

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that striker Olivier Giroud may make an early return from injury. Giroud helped Arsenal recover a point against Everton in August but suffered a broken left tibia in the same game. It was earlier reported that Giroud will take 4 months to recover from the injury and will return earliest in December. However, Arsene Wenger revealed that the French forward might recover sooner than expected and could partner Danny Welbeck in a new formation which will see both the strikers playing in the forward position. “Olivier Giroud is recovering very well,” Wenger told beIN Sports. “I believe he is ahead of schedule in terms of rehabilitation. The operation went perfectly. “Welbeck and (Giroud) can play together in the centre or separately.” The Arsenal manager also added that he may continue to play Giroud as a lone forward and Welbeck may have to shift to the wing. Welbeck played a majority of his time at […]