A second scan and further specialist assessments have revealed that Olivier Giroud’s injury is far worse than first feared.
Arsenal will wait on pins and needles for confirmation of the extent of Olivier Giroud's foot injury.
Following Saturday’s dramatic late rally against Everton Arsene Wenger confirmed striker Olivier Giroud is a doubt for this week’s Champions League qualifying game with Besiktas because of injury.
Olivier Giroud scored a beautiful long range goal not too long after coming on as a second half substitute in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Manchester City in the Community Shield.
France Starting XI: Lloris (c), Debuchy, Evra, Varane, Cabaye, Valbuena, Giroud, Benzema, Matuidi, Pogba, Koscielny.
France made a considerable statement as to the abundance of attacking weapons they have at their disposal as five different players found the net to pummel Switzerland in a 2-5 final.
France XI: Lloris (c), Debuchy, Evra, Varane, Sakho, Cabaye, Valbuena, Giroud, Benzema, Matuidi, Sissoko
Arsenal have been linked to former City and current AC Milan forward Mario Balotelli multiple times over the past 12 months and those rumors have resurfaced again over the weekend.
With a perceived gap at the forward position Arsenal have reportedly revived conversations with Real Madrid over bringing Alvaro Morata or Karim Benzema to the Emirates.
Olivier Giroud is ending the season the way he started it. On a hot streak. His headed goal against West Brom was his third in four matches as Arsenal won 1-0 at the Emirates.
Olivier Giroud announced his return to the starting line-up with two goals and an assist in Arsenal's 4-1 win over Sunderland at the Emirates.
Olivier Giroud was consistently a fraction off when given an opportunity which left Arsenal to a frustrating nil-nil draw with Manchester United.
Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud has had an enforced rest between an ankle issue and illness but appears likely to be ready to return to league action for Week 21.
Olivier Giroud has been ruled out for Arsenal's match against Cardiff City tomorrow with an ankle injury.