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Koscielny linked with unnamed Chinese club 0

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

According to Le10 Sport, Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has been targeted by an unnamed Chinese club, who are looking to unsettle the Frenchman and prize him away from the Emirates Stadium to the Chinese Super League. Koscielny has been at Arsenal for seven years since his move from Lorient, making 290 appearances for the Gunners.

But he could be on his way out if reports are to be believed…..

Giroud ‘not for sale’ amid rumours Marseille have made a bid 0

Posted on April 25, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his desire to keep striker Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium this summer, despite rumours suggesting he could return to the French Ligue 1 ahead of the new season. The French international, who has two years remaining on his deal, has been linked with Olympique Marseille, but Wenger has refuted the rumours and issued a “hands-off” warning.

Could Giroud return to France this summer? 0

Posted on February 22, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is reportedly being targeted by French Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille ahead of a potential move at the end of the season. The Gunners centre-forward has been second-choice in attack this season due to Alexis Sanchez’s fine form in the role, and may consider his future with the Londoners as a result.

While not showing any public discontent in the lack of starts for Arsenal this campaign, Giroud may seek regular playing time with another club as it doesn’t appear he will be getting himself back into the side any time soon. He’s been effective from the substitutes’ bench, however, scoring an impressive 11 goals in all competitions in 2016/17, but reports suggest he’s weighing up his options.

Arsenal trio fit for Champions League clash 0

Posted on September 18, 2013 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil, striker Olivier Giroud, and centre-back Per Mertesacker have all been passed fit to face Olympique Marseilles in their first Champions League group game of the new campaign.

Ozil, 24, shone on his full debut against Sunderland, and is slowly paying of his £42.4M transfer fee. He will be an important player tonight, as Marseille are said to boast a moan defence, but the German international could well be the man to unlock them.

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