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Olivier Giroud is set to hold talks with Arsene Wenger over his future, according to a report in The Express.
Giroud has featured sparingly for Arsenal this season due to a combination of the injury he suffered and Alexis Sanchez’s form in the centre forward position. The striker has been forced to settle for a place on the bench but he is not satisfied and wants to get into the starting xi as soon as possible.
The France International who admitted in an interview yesterday that he wants to stay at the club for a couple of years more is believed to be concerned about his Arsenal future privately.
According to the Daily Star, the striker wants to hold crunch talks with Arsene Wenger to get assurances over his future in the first team.
Giroud has been our first choice striker since he joined us in 2012 and it is understandable that he is uncomfortable with this new role.
The 30 year old is equally loved and loathed amongst Arsenal fan base and many might see this as a big opportunity for the club to offload the French man and sign a world class striker they have been yearning for.
Although, I have my reservations about Giroud, I believe the striker has to remain calm and be patient for his time as I am confident he will have a key role to play for us in the future.
Giroud could be in line to start our next Premier League game against Manchester United after Sanchez suffered an injury while on international break with Chile and the French man will be hoping to make the most of this opportunity.