Bayern Munich leave Olivier Giroud to Arsenal

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

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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