Olivier Giroud

Born: September 30, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 6'3.5" (192cm)

Hometown: Chambery, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Arsenal (no. 12)
Olivier Giroud celebrates during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Career History
Youth1999-2005Grenoble
Senior2005-2008Grenoble
2008-2010Tours
2010-2012Montpellier HSC
→ 2010Tours (loan)
2012-Arsenal
International2011-France
Sports Mole has 1,937 articles about Olivier Giroud. Articles 1 to 40:
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud willing to fight for Arsenal place'
Arsene Wenger is confident that Olivier Giroud will still be an Arsenal player come the end of the summer, as he is 'up for the fight' of battling for a starting spot.
09:44
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Rudi Garcia: 'Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will not join Marseille'
Marseille boss Rudi Garcia says that Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will not be joining the Ligue 1 side this summer.
Jul 22, 11:18
Javier Hernandez of Bayer Leverkusen in action during his side's Champions League Group E clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on November 2, 2016
West Ham 'agree deal in principle' for Bayer Leverkusen's Javier Hernandez
West Ham United reportedly 'agree a deal in principle' to sign forward Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.
Jul 20, 16:55
A pensive Arsene Wenger during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Arsenal have a virus in the camp'
Arsene Wenger reveals that a virus, possibly food poisoning, has swept through the Arsenal camp on their pre-season tour of China.
Jul 19, 22:55
Calum Chambers in action for Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Arsenal 'to recoup more than £50m in player sales this week'
Crystal Palace are reportedly keen on signing Calum Chambers for £16m, as Arsenal begin to recoup money from their fringe players.
Jul 18, 23:02
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger "open" to bringing in more signings
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not ruling out bringing in some more new signings this summer.
Jul 18, 12:57
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud refuses to talk about transfer speculation
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud insists that his focus is on preparing for the new season despite ongoing speculation over his future at the club.
Jul 15, 21:12
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Arsene Wenger has "huge respect" for striker Olivier Giroud
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that he has "a huge respect" for Olivier Giroud and hopes to see the French striker remain at the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Jul 15, 17:30
Olivier Giroud celebrates during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Result: Arsenal ease to victory over Western Sydney Wanderers
Three first-half goals help Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers in front of 83,000 spectators at the ANZ Stadium in Australia.
Jul 15, 12:53
Olivier Giroud reacts during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Western Sydney Wanderers 1-3 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Arsenal's 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers, as the Gunners made it two pre-season wins from two.
Jul 15, 10:00
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
West Ham United end interest in Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud?
West Ham United reportedly decide to end their interest in signing in-demand Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud.
Jul 14, 10:57
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Borussia Dortmund to swoop for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud?
Borussia Dortmund are reportedly considering a move for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.
Jul 12, 17:25
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud admits uncertain Arsenal future
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits that he 'doesn't know' if he will remain at the Emirates amid heightened speculation over his future.
Jul 12, 11:26
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Arsene Wenger 'refusing to sell Olivier Giroud'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly unwilling to allow Olivier Giroud to leave the club until the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Thomas Lemar are clear.
Jul 11, 15:43
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Everton, Chelsea interested in Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke?
Everton and Chelsea are reportedly pondering moves for Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke.
Jul 10, 21:40
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Marseille 'confident of landing Arsenal's Olivier Giroud'
Marseille reportedly believe that they are the frontrunners to sign Arsenal's Olivier Giroud.
Jul 6, 20:51
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Report: Wayne Rooney to rejoin boyhood club Everton this week
A report claims that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney will officially bring an end to his time with the club this week by rejoining Everton on a permanent deal.
Jul 4, 22:58
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud 'motivated' to continue at Arsenal
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud hints that he will reject the chance to leave the club this summer as he wants to win more silverware in North London.
Jul 3, 22:58
Javier Hernandez of Bayer Leverkusen in action during his side's Champions League Group E clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on November 2, 2016
Report: West Ham United in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over Javier Hernandez signing
West Ham United are reportedly in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over the signing of Mexico international and former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez.
Jul 3, 14:35
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Everton 'prepare Olivier Giroud offer'
A report claims that Everton will launch a £20m offer for Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Jul 2, 09:26
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette in the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Arsenal 'told to increase Alexandre Lacazette offer'
Arsenal are told to increase their bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette from £44m to £57m, according to reports.
Jun 29, 13:52
Jack Wilshere looks deflated during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold plays down Jack Wilshere speculation
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold plays down speculation linking the club with a move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer.
Jun 29, 13:41
Joint Chairman of West Ham United David Gold looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on May 04, 2013
David Gold: 'West Ham United are desperate for strikers'
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold admits that the club are "desperate" to sign two strikers with Premier League experience this summer.
Jun 29, 13:33
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette in the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Lyon chief expects Alexandre Lacazette to stay amid ongoing Arsenal speculation
Jean-Michel Aulas expects Alexandre Lacazette to remain at Lyon this summer, but admits that that club are interested in Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.
Jun 28, 14:25
Olivier Giroud celebrates with Arsenal teammates Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott after scoring against Manchester City in the Premier League on December 21, 2015
Report: West Ham United set aside £50m for Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott signing
West Ham United are ready to pay £50m to land Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud from Arsenal, according to reports.
Jun 27, 18:08
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
Lyon rule out Olivier Giroud pursuit
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says that his club 'do not want to stockpile forwards' when questioned on reported interest in Arsenal's Olivier Giroud.
Jun 26, 20:51
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
West Ham United to break transfer, wage records to sign Olivier Giroud?
West Ham United are reportedly ready to break their transfer and wages record in order to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.
Jun 26, 18:07
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Jean-Michel Aulas: 'Lyon have made Olivier Giroud approach'
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas says that the French club have made an approach for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.
Jun 26, 11:23
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette in the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Arsenal edge towards Alexandre Lacazette transfer?
Arsenal are reportedly moving closer to completing the signing of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, which could result in Olivier Giroud leaving the Emirates Stadium.
Jun 23, 09:47
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Arsenal open talks with Aaron Ramsey over new contract?
Aaron Ramsey is to be offered a new long-term deal to keep him at Arsenal beyond 2019, according to a report.
Jun 21, 13:10
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil used in Arsenal kit promo despite transfer rumours
Arsenal quieten speculation surrounding Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil by using them in the club's promotional ad for their new kit.
Jun 21, 12:17
West Ham United captain Mark Noble in action during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at the London Stadium on September 25, 2016
West Ham United captain Mark Noble: 'We need a few players to come in'
West Ham United captain Mark Noble says that the club need to bring in a "few" more players in this transfer window.
Jun 21, 10:04
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud shakes hands with boss Arsene Wenger on May 11, 2015
Arsene Wenger offers backing to 'frustrated' striker Olivier Giroud
Arsene Wenger says that Olivier Giroud 'has the qualities that Arsenal need', amid speculation that the striker could be on his way out of the club this summer.
Jun 20, 16:19
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Burnley on January 22, 2017
West Ham United 'trying to sign Olivier Giroud'
A report claims that West Ham United are attempting to sign France forward Olivier Giroud from Arsenal ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
Jun 18, 12:09
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez feature in 'leaked Arsenal kit launch'
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are used in what appears to be Arsenal's 2017-18 home kit launch, while Olivier Giroud - another with an uncertain future - is also present.
Jun 16, 22:05
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Arsenal to use Olivier Giroud in Kylian Mbappe deal?
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to use Olivier Giroud as a makeweight in any deal to try to sign Kylian Mbappe from AS Monaco.
Jun 15, 12:00
France's coach Didier Deschamps is pictured prior to a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Result: Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris
France come from behind to beat England 3-2 in Paris despite having to play almost half of the match with 10 men.
Jun 13, 22:02
England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate looks on during his side's match against Croatia Under-21 on October 10, 2014
Team News: Gareth Southgate makes six changes to England XI
England boss Gareth Southgate makes six changes to his XI from Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifier with Scotland for Tuesday's international friendly against France.
Jun 13, 18:59
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Olivier Giroud 'allowed to leave Arsenal'
A report claims that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will allow France striker Olivier Giroud to leave the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Jun 13, 14:23
England's midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies against France's midfielder Blaise Matuidi during the friendly football match between England and France at Wembley Stadium in west London on November 17, 2015
Preview: France vs. England
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's international friendly between France and England at the Stade de France in Paris.
Jun 12, 19:35



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