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Bayern Munich leave Olivier Giroud to Arsenal

Arsenal are seeing the field for Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud begin to clear.

Among their rivals for Giroud's signature was Bayern Munich - until president Uli Hoeness ruled out moving for the forward.

He told RTL: "He was impressive when he played for France in the friendly against Germany. But he is a player who is very similar to Mario Gomez and we are looking for a striker to complement his style."

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