Olivier Giroud deal being lined up | His strengths and why he’ll work for Arsenal
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Exciting news emanting from France suggest Arsenal are in for Montpelliers French scoring sensation Olivier Giroud. The man who has had a similar rise to prominence as Koscielny is rumoured to be in talks with us for a princely sum of around 12million.
Some people fear hes just another Chamakh, to them I would say quite possibly. There are a few differences though.
1) He knows his way around a pot of hair styling cream. No wastage there. If hes that efficient in front of goal as he is with expensive matt paste, were onto a winner.
2) Chamakh has never scored more than 20 goals in a season. 14 was the most he managed and most of them came in Europe (His best league tally was 13 in Ligue One). Arsene Wenger liked his physical attributes and the fact he could... [via Le Grove]
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