Giroud - I’m proud of record goal

By Lloyd Webb

Olivier Giroud says he is “proud” to have scored Arsenal’s 2,000th goal under Arsene Wenger.

The striker struck the opener in Saturday's 3-0 win at Swansea to continue his fine run of six goals in as many games for club and country.


Swansea City 0-3 Arsenal, October 31, 2015

Giroud was pleased to be the man to achieve the club milestone but said the three points were the most important thing.

“It is cool,” he told Arsenal Player. “I will be proud to say it to my family and my friends. It is nice to score three goals and not concede one so it is another clean sheet.

"We are really pleased with the second half because the first one we had trouble. We were struggling with playing our game as it was too slow. We were not playing quick enough through the lines so that is what we succeeded to do in the second half so it is nice ahead of the game against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

"As a striker it is always a pleasure to win, to score again and I will remember the good solidarity. We never give up, even when it is tough for us against a good team. We knew it was going to be difficult but we stayed focused and we are really pleased with the three points."



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