Despite finding himself on the end of some rather harsh criticism from fans of France, Oliver Giroud continues to produce the goods for Les Bleus ahead of Euro 2016. Against Scotland on Saturdaym the Arsenal hitman bagged a brace, including a lovely back-heeled effort.
The 29-year-old Giroud bagged his flicked goal on eight minutes, after a cross from former Gunner Bacary Sagna…
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Giroud then doubled France’s advantage against a lacklustre Scottish side on 35 minutes, before team-mate Laurent Koscielny made it 3-0 after the break.
Speaking after the game about the Jamie Vardy rumours, Giroud then told reporters that he hadbeen told that the Leicester striker did indeed want to move to the Emirates…
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Despite the critics, Giroud netted a very decent 24 goals in 54 games for Arsenal in 2015/16, while he now also finds himself in good scoring form for France. A good Euro 2016 could well see the striker push on next season with the Gunners, with Vardy’s apparently imminent arrival giving Arsene Wenger a tasty set of options in attack.