So Hero, Wenger Call Giroud Fantastic
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, 67, praised Olivier Giroud (30) after his side won 4-3 at Leicester City in the Premier League game at Emirates Stadium, London on Friday (11/08/2017).
Arsenal goals scored by Alexandre Lacazette (2nd minute), Danny Welbeck (45 + 2 ‘), Aaron Ramsey (83’), and Olivier Giroud (85 ‘). The Leicester City goal came from Shinji Okazaki (5 ‘) and Jamie Vardy (29’, 56 ‘).
Giroud, who just unloaded Arsene Wenger in the 67th minute to replace Rob Holding, managed to become the hero of the Gunners victory.
“I love Giroud as a man and a player,” Arsene Wenger told Sky Sports.
“He is a fantastic and committed man,” Wenger said.
When asked about the readiness of competitors competing in the Premier League, Wenger admitted to choose the focus to continue to secure the three points.
“I do not know how good the other team will look,” Wenger said.
“There are six or seven teams can be champions.Any missing points can be very harmful to you,” said Wenger.
The existence of Giroud could have a major effect for the success of Arsenal this season. Moreover, the French bomber has advantages in air duel.
Since joining Arsenal in June 2012, Giroud became the player who most often scored a goal via a header with a record 26 goals.