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Olivier Giroud finds his scoring boots for France at just the right time

Just as his place in the team was looking vulnerable, Giroud scored a wonderful winner against the Netherlands in ParisBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsThe Nations League is a real competition rather than a set of money-spinning…

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Cautious France embrace Didier Deschamps’ men and prepare to party

Fans hope lessons of the past have been learned as country aims to cement its place as a football superpowerAs France prepares for Sunday’s World Cup final against Croatia, the mood on the street is one of football frenzy.Fan zones across the country a…

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No goals? No problem. Olivier Giroud’s mission to supply France with glory

The striker has yet to score in 412 World Cup minutes but is content to play his part in letting Mbappé and Griezmann shineCan France win the World Cup with a centre-forward who fails to score a goal? Olivier Giroud has yet to get off the mark in 412 m…

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Olivier Giroud jokes Thierry Henry has chosen wrong camp before France v Belgium – video

France will go into their World Cup semi-final against neighbours Belgium with a ‘hunger to win’ and a desire to show their 1998 World Cup winner Thierry Henry that he picked the wrong side, forward Olivier Giroud said. Retired French striker Henry is …

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France turn to Olivier Giroud in bid to up their game against Peru

• Giroud to lead line with Griezmann and Mbappé in support• ‘When he is not there we realise just how useful he can he be’Considering how many of the World Cup aristocracy did not manage to win their opening games in Russia, the France camp have raised…

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Oliver Giroud believes his late-season experience can help Chelsea

• Chelsea seeking fourth place at expense of Liverpool• ‘I hope I can be the lucky charm for Champions League race’Chelsea go into their final two games of the season convinced they can still pluck a top-four finish from a turbulent campaign, with Oliv…

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Chelsea aim to be bold amid fury of Barcelona’s Nou Camp storm | Dominic Fifield

Antonio Conte’s caution may mask an acceptance that taking risks is the way to secure a place in the Champions League quarter-finalsAntonio Conte may just have been being painfully realistic but his body language at Camp Nou came across as distinctly d…

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Transfer deadline day: Aubameyang, Giroud, Batshuayi, Mahrez latest – live!

Live updates of all the latest football transfer newsGiroud to join Chelsea and unlock Aubameyang’s Arsenal transferLeicester tell Man City Mahrez deal will take ‘mind-blowing’ offerEmail Ed with any tip-offs or tweet: @ed_aarons 9.34am GMT It was only…

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Olivier Giroud to join Chelsea and unlock Aubameyang’s Arsenal transfer

• Michy Batshuayi set for Dortmund loan• Frenchman eyeing more starts with championsOlivier Giroud is primed to join Chelsea from Arsenal in a deal worth £17.5m, which will pave the way for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to move from Borussia Dortmund to Ar…

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Arsène Wenger says Arsenal ‘have no fear’ before north London derby

• Giroud will miss Saturday’s match against Tottenham with a minor injury• Manager dismisses Lee Dixon’s comments on team’s lack of toughnessArsène Wenger says his Arsenal side “have no fear” before this weekend’s north London derby despite falling beh…

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France’s forwards sparkle as they make case to be among World Cup favourites

Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette scored for France in the international break – and Kylian Mbappé was their standout playerBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt is difficult to draw too many conclusions fr…

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France’s forwards sparkle as they make case to be among World Cup favourites

Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette scored for France in the international break – and Kylian Mbappé was their standout playerBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football NewsIt is difficult to draw too many conclusions fr…

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Arsène Wenger praises match-winner Olivier Giroud for staying at Arsenal

• Striker was linked with a move away from club in the summer
• ‘It was a relief he decided to stay,’ says manager after 4-3 defeat of Leicester

Arsène Wenger expressed his relief that Olivier Giroud, widely considered this summer to be either on the move or a player destined to be not much more than a supersub, remains very much at the heart of life at Arsenal.

The Frenchman’s thunderous header completed a thrilling comeback for Arsenal on the opening day of the season, and the idea that any suitors might lure Giroud away was met by “a determined no” from Wenger. “He’s fantastic,” the manager added. Giroud had been linked with an exit during the summer, and Wenger admitted he considered allowing his most authentic target man to leave but the 30-year-old resisted the idea.

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Olivier Giroud: Arsenal players want Arsène Wenger to stay on

• Striker says the players hope manager will renew his contract
• Wenger digging in after vicious criticism from pundits and fans

Olivier Giroud believes the Arsenal players are right behind manager Arsène Wenger and want him to stay on at the club despite mounting fan unrest and a poor run of form.

Wenger is determined to continue and, with a two-year contract on the table, says an announcement will be made “very soon”.

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Olivier Giroud: Arsenal players want Arsène Wenger to stay on

• Striker says the players hope manager will renew his contract
• Wenger digging in after vicious criticism from pundits and fans

Olivier Giroud believes the Arsenal players are right behind manager Arsène Wenger and want him to stay on at the club despite mounting fan unrest and a poor run of form.

Wenger is determined to continue and, with a two-year contract on the table, says an announcement will be made “very soon”.

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Olivier Giroud close to signing contract extension at Arsenal

• French striker has scored four goals in as many appearances in recent weeks
• Last-minute goal helped beat Preston in the FA Cup third round on Saturday

Olivier Giroud says he is close to reaching an agreement to a contract extension with Arsenal and hopes to “continue the adventure” at the Emirates Stadium.

The 30-year-old France striker has returned to the side in recent weeks to score four goals in as many appearances.

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Olivier Giroud close to signing contract extension at Arsenal

• French striker has scored four goals in as many appearances in recent weeks
• Last-minute goal helped beat Preston in the FA Cup third round on Saturday

Olivier Giroud says he is close to reaching an agreement to a contract extension with Arsenal and hopes to “continue the adventure” at the Emirates Stadium.

The 30-year-old France striker has returned to the side in recent weeks to score four goals in as many appearances.

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A celebration of scorpion kicks, from Zico to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

You wait years for a scorpion kick and then two come along in a week. Henrik Mkhitaryan and Olivier Giroud pulled off audacious volleys that will now sit alongside these classics from René Higuita, Anthony Knockaert and Festus Baise

The winger’s first goal of the game was a wondrous 25-yard effort but his second was even better. Anthony Knockaert, now of Brighton and Hove Albion, nonchalantly flicked the ball past a hapless Alex Smithies in the Huddersfield goal from Paul Konchesky’s cross from the left.

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A celebration of scorpion kicks, from Zico to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

You wait years for a scorpion kick and then two come along in a week. Henrik Mkhitaryan and Olivier Giroud pulled off audacious volleys that will now sit alongside these classics from René Higuita, Anthony Knockaert and Festus Baise

The winger’s first goal of the game was a wondrous 25-yard effort but his second was even better. Anthony Knockaert, now of Brighton and Hove Albion, nonchalantly flicked the ball past a hapless Alex Smithies in the Huddersfield goal from Paul Konchesky’s cross from the left.

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A celebration of scorpion kicks, from Zico to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

You wait years for a scorpion kick and then two come along in a week. Henrik Mkhitaryan and Olivier Giroud pulled off audacious volleys that will now sit alongside these classics from René Higuita, Anthony Knockaert and Festus Baise

The winger’s first goal of the game was a wondrous 25-yard effort but his second was even better. Anthony Knockaert, now of Brighton and Hove Albion, nonchalantly flicked the ball past a hapless Alex Smithies in the Huddersfield goal from Paul Konchesky’s cross from the left.

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