Euro Football Rumours

Marseille tracking Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud

According to the football transfer rumours in French Media, Marseille are tracking Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.

Olivier Giroud has joined Arsenal from Montpellier for a fee in the region of 12 million euros in July 2012. The 30 year-old has a valid contract with Arsenal until June 2019.

After his arrival from Montpellier, Olivier Giroud has scored 95 goals and provided 40 assists in 217 games for Arsenal, including 13 goals and provided six assists in 30 games in all competitions this season.

The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in the Premier League.

Since November 2011, Olivier Giroud has represented France. As a member of France national football team, Giroud has won 61 caps and scored 23 goals.

The France international is a player who has impressed many European clubs in the last decade, and it is understood that Marseille manager Rudi García would prefer playing him as a forward.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is a top summer target of Rudi García, who has already been in touch with the France international regarding the move to Marseille.

How strong that interest is and whether Marseille will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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