Last January, Chelsea were in the market for a target man and whilst almost every Arsenal fan resented the idea of letting their big Frenchman go, Olivier Giroud was sold to their London rivals. Yesterday was the striker’s birthday and when Arsenal took to Twitter to wish him a happy birthday, the Gunners were everywhere calling for him to come back.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) 30 September 2018
Giroud won three FA Cups and three community shields in his time at The Emirates and he will always be looked back at fondly by the fans. He provided a lot of big moments for the fans and whilst he wasn’t always the one scoring the goals, he never failed to have an impact at the club that he will always be remembered for being a part of during his time in England.
The Frenchman left Montpellier for Arsenal in 2012 after winning the Ligue 1 title in Leicester City-type fashion and after he moved to London he didn’t take long to establish himself. The supporters may not have been on board with Giroud at the start of his Arsenal career, but by the end of it he’d become one of the most loved Arsenal players in the squad and the fans would do anything to see the big target man return to the club in the future.
You can see what the fans had to say about Giroud here:
You broke up with him, you don’t get to Tweet him anymore.
— Mariel. (@marielstoll) 30 September 2018
Okay now announce end of loan.
— ArseStat (@Arsestat_) September 30, 2018
Can never forget those 2 beautiful FA Cup final winning assists
— LTArsenal (@ltarsenal) 30 September 2018
Sign him in January
— LacaJet (@ThatGuyJSR) September 30, 2018
The Scorpian King!! Happy birthday Giroud!! Lots of love! Nanannanana Giroud
— Supree (@LadyGooner8) 30 September 2018
Bring him home now
— Sam (@Samjones_8) September 30, 2018
Happy birthday Oliver! We still love you!
— Michael (@hansomevik1886) 30 September 2018
The Arsenal fans on Twitter would do anything to get Giroud back and will be hoping he can make a return to The Emirates one day.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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