Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud can handle Premier League hurly-burly

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is delighted with his capture of Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud. Wenger expects him to shine in the Premier League.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is delighted with his capture of Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud.

Wenger expects him to shine in the Premier League.

"I bought him because he's a real centre forward and he is an intelligent player," Wenger told Arsenal Player.

"He is a player who developed late and I feel he can integrate in the way we play football and add something to the way we play because he is good in the air.

"He has a good, strong body and I feel he has qualities that are needed in our squad. Hopefully he can show that."

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