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Blame the music! Giroud exit saw this Arsenal player take charge of tunes

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina admits Olivier Giroud's departure for Chelsea has changed the locker room.

Giroud's exit has in fact seen a shift in power in the Arsenal dressing room.

"Olivier [Giroud] used to be in charge of the selection but now that he's gone to Chelsea sometimes I select the music, sometimes it's [Shkodran] Mustafi," Ospina told the official Arsenal website.

"We try to create a happy mood before we walk on to the pitch.

"Recently we have been listening to a lot of J Balvin, a Colombian artist who produces really good music – it just makes us smile.

"Afterwards, different people play all sorts of music but beforehand it's always Reggaeton."

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