Olivier Giroud has undergone successful surgery to repair a small fracture to his left tibia.

Scans following Saturday’s match at Everton confirmed the injury and after specialist opinions in the following days, the decision was taken to have surgery in London on Wednesday afternoon.

Olivier is expected to return to action in approximately four months.

Everyone at Arsenal wishes Olivier well in his recovery and looks forward to seeing him back on the pitch soon.

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