Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has scored eight goals this season but has also provided four assists, already more than last year. "It is a quality when you are a striker to not always be greedy and when you have a team-mate well placed on the pitch, in a good position, you have to assist him," said the France international.

"Strikers are judged on their goals but we must also (provide) assists and that is what I try to do: help my team-mates.

"It is easy to play with people like Jack (Wilshere), Mesut (Ozil), Santi (Cazorla) or Tomas (Rosicky) - all my offensive team-mates.

"We have good relationships on the pitch and when we play one-touch football it is a pleasure.

"We try to do it in every game and when we succeed it is fantastic."

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