‘He’s Better Than van Persie’: Fans Rave Over Arsenal Star


Olivier Giroud scored his 50th Arsenal career goal on Saturday and many Arsenal fans were quick to praise the French forward.

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Giroud’s goal helped Arsenal overcome Crystal Palace in a 2-1 win, and it was his 8th goal in his last 11 games. He is Arsenal’s second top scorer after Alexis Sanchez, and considering he broke his foot this season, that is pretty impressive.

Now, many Arsenal fans are suggesting that selling Robin van Persie and signing Olivier Giroud might have been a wise move from Arsene Wenger. Although the first season after the switch, it looked like madness, van Persie has since become extremely ineffective for Manchester United, whilst Giroud has started to show his top form and improve with every game at the Emirates.

Here’s what Twitter is saying about Giroud at the moment: