Date: 17th July 2019 at 6:36am
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He may not have played for in 18 months, but Giroud is still getting stick from following his move to Chelsea.

That may not be so surprising, especially with the Frenchman continuing to be berated by his former followers after scoring against in May’s Europa League final.

The clip that followed Chelsea’s triumph of the striker mocking his former employers is also still very fresh in the minds of these fans – who seem in no mood to forgive the player with over 100 Gunners goals.

So when the winner gave his opinion on the current situation at the club with his ex-teammate Laurent Koscielny, seemed reluctant to show any interest in Giroud’s thoughts on the matter.

Speaking to the BBC, Giroud claimed that he was “pretty sure we don’t know everything in this situation”.

Looking to stand up for Koscielny – who has refused to travel on ’s pre-season tour – Giroud has said the Arsenal captain is “very hurt” by the rift between himself and the club, though these seemed to have taken more of an issue with the release of their former striker’s views on the ongoing row: