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Olivier Giroud

The boys take on Newcastle United in the Premier League at St James’ Park on Saturday.

You can find out more about our opponents below:


Newcastle United Full name: Newcastle United
Manager: John Carver
Club colours: Black and white shirts, black shorts, black socks
Nickname:The Magpies


Three facts about Newcastle United:

  • Arsenal are unbeaten in the last eight Barclays Premier League games against Newcastle, winning the last six in a row.
  • Newcastle have failed to score in their last three Premier League home matches against the Gunners.
  • Olivier Giroud has netted six goals in five Premier League appearances against the Magpies.


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Papiss Cisse
Newcastle United’s main threat will come from Papiss Cisse who has scored four times in his last eight Premier League appearances. The Senegal striker has started the last four games after a spell on the bench and will be desperate to impress against the Gunners.