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Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud's hard work makes him great

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is delighted with this season's form of Olivier Giroud.

His goal against Crystal Palace was his eighth of the season.

"Olivier always puts a shift in, that is what makes him great," said Wenger. "He misses some chances but he always gets the support from our fans because he shows he is ready for a fight.

"The fact that he kept going against Palace got him the goal.

"How much he has improved, I don't know. But he has, that's obvious to everybody. If he keeps working like that then he will improve again. I like his spirit."

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