Olivier Giroud

Born: September 30, 1986 (age 29)

Height: 6'3.5" (192cm)

Hometown: Chambery, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Arsenal (no. 12)
Olivier Giroud of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium on August 9, 2015
Career History
Youth1999-2005Grenoble
Senior2008-2010Tours
2010-2012Montpellier HSC
→ 2010Tours (loan)
2012-Arsenal
International2011-France
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Alkmaar's midfielder Joris van Overeem (2ndL) celebrates with (FromL) midfielder Ben Rienstra, forward Vincent Janssen and midfielder Thom Haye after scoring during the UEFA Europa League football match Athletic Club Bilbao vs AZ Alkmaar at the San Mames
Arsenal to move for AZ's Vincent Janssen?
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is considering a summer move for AZ striker Vincent Janssen, according to a report.
19:26
Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (L) celebrates with Olivier Giroud as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match against Man City on January 18, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Arsenal's visit to Manchester City in their penultimate Premier League fixture.
May 5, 21:57
Olivier 'bonjour!' Giroud scores the second during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Wolfsburg offer Arsenal's Olivier Giroud escape route?
Wolfsburg are reportedly plotting a summer move for Arsenal's out of form centre-forward Olivier Giroud.
May 2, 20:14
Olivier Giroud gestures for the bill during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud is mentally strong'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger describes Olivier Giroud as "mentally strong" despite the striker's scoring duck in the Premier League.
May 2, 13:54
Danny Welbeck celebrates with Mesut 'wind'Ozil and Olivier Giroud during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Result: Danny Welbeck fires Arsenal up to third
Danny Welbeck comes off the bench to score the winner and fire Arsenal up to third in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City.
Apr 30, 19:24
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal shakes hands with the Norwich City team bench after the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on November 29, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium.
Apr 29, 13:47
Olivier Giroud challenges Matt Law to a beard-off during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud is struggling'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger concedes that Olivier Giroud, who has not scored in his last 14 Premier League appearances, is currently struggling for confidence.
Apr 24, 21:07
Olivier Giroud looks dejected after a missed opportunity during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016
Result: Chances missed as Sunderland, Arsenal share a point
Sunderland and Arsenal play out a goalless draw at the Stadium of Light after both sides miss chances to nab a winner.
Apr 24, 15:56
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Team News: Sunderland, Arsenal unchanged for Stadium of Light clash
Sunderland remain unchanged for this afternoon's visit of Arsenal, while the Gunners welcome Jack Wilshere back to their squad.
Apr 24, 13:08
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Preview: Sunderland vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the Stadium of Light between Sunderland and Arsenal.
Apr 22, 16:50
Alexis Sanchez celebrates with Hector Bellerin after scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion on April 21, 2016
Result: Alexis Sanchez double guides Arsenal past West Bromwich Albion
Two first-half goals from Alexis Sanchez earn Arsenal a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
Apr 21, 21:34
Aaron Ramsey goes off injured during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Team News: Aaron Ramsey returns for Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey earns his first Arsenal start since March for the visit of West Brom.
Apr 21, 18:48
James Morrison of West Bromwich Albion scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on November 21, 2015
Preview: Arsenal vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole looks ahead to Thursday night's Premier League contest at the Emirates between Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 20, 16:00
Harry Kane applauds at the end of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Bayern Munich, Real Madrid 'keeping tabs' on Harry Kane
Bayern Munich and Real Madrid reportedly ask to be kept apprised of Harry Kane's plans at Tottenham Hotspur.
Apr 18, 14:45
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Danny Welbeck leads Arsenal's attack
Danny Welbeck will spearhead Arsenal's attack during their home encounter against Crystal Palace.
Apr 17, 15:08
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal on April 9, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates.
Apr 15, 13:20
Petr Cech of Arsenal concedes the second goal against West Ham United in the Premier League on August 9, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League clash between London duo West Ham United and Arsenal.
Apr 8, 13:11
Danny Welbeck celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Arsenal unchanged for Watford visit
Arsene Wenger names an unchanged XI as Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates.
Apr 2, 14:03
Gabriel tackles Troy Deeney hard during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates as the Gunners look to gain revenge for their recent FA Cup exit.
Mar 31, 16:02
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Dimitri Payet reveals clear-the-air talks with France boss Didier Deschamps
West Ham playmaker Dimitri Payet is hoping to earn a place in the France squad for Euro 2016 having held clear-the-air talks with manager Didier Deschamps.
Mar 28, 14:09
Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil look distraught during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
France boss Didier Deschamps singles out Arsenal's Olivier Giroud for praise
Didier Deschamps pays tribute to Olivier Giroud for his performance in France's 3-2 win over the Netherlands.
Mar 26, 20:10
Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match between the Netherlands and France on March 25, 2016
Result: France see off Netherlands in dramatic style on emotional night in Amsterdam
France recover from a late setback to see off the Netherlands 3-2 in an entertaining contest at the Amsterdam ArenA.
Mar 25, 21:47
Olivier Giroud challenges Matt Law to a beard-off during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Report: Juventus consider move for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud
Italian champions Juventus reportedly eye a summer move for Arsenal frontman Olivier Giroud should they fail to land Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain.
Mar 21, 11:18
Alex Iwobi of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015 in London, England.
Team News: Muhamed Besic replaces Gareth Barry for Everton, Alex Iwobi gets Arsenal start
Muhamed Besic replaces Gareth Barry for Everton, while Alex Iwobi is handed his first Premier League start for Arsenal.
Mar 19, 11:54
Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring the opener with Hector Bellerin during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on March 19, 2016
Live Commentary: Everton 0-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's 2-0 win over Everton in the Premier League.
Mar 19, 11:45
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Dimitri Payet, N'Golo Kante make France squad
West Ham United attacker Dimitri Payet and Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante are both included in France's latest international squad.
Mar 17, 13:40
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Aaron Lennon of Everton compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2015 in London, England.
Preview: Everton vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's Premier League clash between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park.
Mar 17, 10:03
Neymar celebrates scoring the opening goal with Lionel Messi during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Result: Barcelona through to Champions League last eight
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 3-1 win over Arsenal in their last-16 second leg in Spain.
Mar 16, 21:36
An acrobatic Laurent Koscielny in action for Arsenal against Stoke on September 12, 2015
Team News: Laurent Koscielny, Alex Iwobi start for Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny and Alex Iwobi are included in the Arsenal starting lineup for the Champions League clash away at Barcelona.
Mar 16, 18:44
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the opener during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Barcelona on February 22, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League last-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal at Camp Nou.
Mar 15, 16:35
Mesut Ozil and Etienne Capoue in action during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Result: Watford stun FA Cup holders Arsenal
Odion Ighalo and Adlene Guedioura score second-half goals as Watford beat FA Cup holders Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates to reach the semi-finals.
Mar 13, 15:24
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal and Troy Deeney of Watford compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 17, 2015 in Watford, England.
Preview: Arsenal vs. Watford
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final between holders Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 11, 14:35
Olivier 'bonjour!' Giroud scores the second during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Olivier Giroud "really pleased" with FA Cup triumph
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud says that he is "really pleased" with his side's 4-0 FA Cup win over Hull and to have marked the birth of his second child with a brace.
Mar 8, 21:34
Arsene Wenger during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Arsenal fans unfurl banner calling for Arsene Wenger to resign
A group of Arsenal fans unfurl a banner calling for manager Arsene Wenger to resign following their 4-0 FA Cup victory over Hull City.
Mar 8, 21:19
Olivier Giroud celebrates with Calum Chambers and Mohamed Elneny during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 8, 2016
Result: Arsenal storm into FA Cup quarter-finals
Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott both score twice as Arsenal storm into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 4-0 victory over Hull City at the KC Stadium.
Mar 8, 20:54
Olivier Giroud in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Team News: Arsenal make six changes for FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City
Arsenal make six changes for their FA Cup fifth-round replay against Hull City at the KC Stadium, while the hosts make seven.
Mar 8, 18:10
Calum 'mmhmm' Chambers and David Meyler in action during the FA Cup game between Hull City and Arsenal on March 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Hull City 0-4 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Arsenal's 4-0 victory over Hull City in their FA Cup fifth-round replay as braces from Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott steer the Gunners into the quarter-finals.
Mar 8, 18:00
Alexis Sanchez celebrates his equaliser during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
Result: Ten-man Arsenal deny Tottenham Hotspur in enthralling North London derby
Tottenham Hotspur miss the chance to go top of the Premier League as North London rivals Arsenal fight back for a 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane.
Mar 5, 14:43
Mousa Dembele of Tottenham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and and Tottingham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Team News: Dele Alli, Mousa Dembele return for Spurs, Mohamed Elneny starts for Arsenal
Dele Alli and Mousa Dembele return to the starting XI for Tottenham Hotspur, while Mohamed Elneny makes his full Premier League debut for Arsenal.
Mar 5, 11:50
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger greets Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino (L) ahead of the English League Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane in north London on Septemb
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's huge North London derby at White Hart Lane as Premier League title contenders Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal collide.
Mar 4, 11:59
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516