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Arsenal striker Giroud: RvP expectations were positive

Olivier Giroud says he never felt pressure arriving at Arsenal as Robin van Persie left for Manchester United.

Giroud is confident of building on a strong first season at the Emirates.

He told "It was a massive challenge with a positive pressure. I arrived here in a very humble way. I never said I wanted to replace Robin. He needed a few seasons to really be at his best here. I hope that as early as my second season, I can play week in week out and keep scoring regularly because it's key for a striker."

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