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Ex-Spurs boss Pochettino: I always HATED Giroud!

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has explained that he always disliked Olivier Giroud due to his ability.

The centre-forward, who is now the all-time top French goalscorer in international football, was an Arsenal player for several years.

Pochettino, who is without a job since leaving Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, admitted Giroud's goal scoring prowess always frustrated him.

“Always I hate Giroud in the past because of Arsenal and Chelsea," he told BBC as he analyzed France's 3-1 win over Poland.

“He was a player you face and you know was capable of everything. It's massive.

“It's a player, we as center-backs hated because he's a killer, inside the box it's difficult because he's big, clever - so smart."



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