Olivier Giroud has said that he doesn’t regret staying at Arsenal after being heavily linked with a summer move away from the club (via The Telegraph).
Things would be so different now had Olivier Giroud not decided to remain at Arsenal over the summer.
The forward was heavily linked with a move away from the club and it is believed that he was very close to joining Everton at one point.
Things would have been very different for Ronald Koeman and Everton had they signed a suitable centre-forward but the same can be said of Arsenal.
Giroud has popped up with some crucial goals this term, none more so than on the opening day of the season and now, the Frenchman has said that he has no regrets about staying.
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“I am not questioning myself about my future,” Giroud told The Telegraph. “I am happy at Arsenal and I am fine with the decision to stay because I want to.
“I am thinking that the story between the club and myself was not over and not finished. We will see what happens but I am happy at Arsenal for the moment.
“Arsene’s always supporting me and there is a lot of trust in each other. He trusts in me and I try to give it back on the pitch when I can.”
After spells of criticism, we can look back upon Olivier Giroud and see an excellent servant to Arsenal. The Frenchman has scored over one hundred goals for the club and has been a hugely useful player in the last five years. Let’s hope it continues.