The French international striker and world cup winner, Oliver Giroud, was on the spotlight yesterday in the Premier League with Chelsea FC against his former club Arsenal FC.
Oliver Giroud was caught on video after the match saluting the Arsenal fans, which made some Chelsea fans angry. However, he was highly respected among both fans yesterday, regardless of some chanting against him.
Oliver Giroud has officially revealed the reason he left Arsenal FC to one of their main rivals, Chelsea FC, a year ago in the last January transfer window.
According to Standard, Oliver Giroud said:” The fans understand the reason why I left Arsenal. It wasn’t my choice, but it was an opportunity to stay in the Premier League and play for a big club like Chelsea FC.”
Giroud continued:” I settled well. We won the FA Cup last season, and I came to the world cup in a good form and made a good tournament. It was a good choice to move to Chelsea FC. It was amazing years and Arsenal fans owe me a lot. I hope to go back one day.”
Knowing that Oliver Giroud left last season after the arrival of Pierre Emerick Aubamyeng for a record fee. While Oliver Giroud moved to the Blues Chelsea for 18million British Pounds.