Giroud: I feared for Arsenal future over Higuain pursuit

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits he was nervous about their pursuit of Gonzalo Higuain.

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits he was nervous about their pursuit of Gonzalo Higuain.

Giroud felt Higuain would've arrived as a direct competitor and was relieved when he left Real Madrid for Napoli.

"We (He and Higuain) would have been in direct competition because he is a pure central striker. Of course, at the time, it would have bothered me a bit. But I was not afraid of competition."

 
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