Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Giroud Nervous But Not Concerned

Giroud Nervous But Not Concerned

Olivier Giroud says he needs to relax a little in front of goal after failing to get on the score sheet in his first three matches for Arsenal.

The Frenchman has missed a couple of sitters in his appearances for the Gunners so far this season and the striker attributes it to an attack of the nerves, though he stresses it`s nothing to worry about.

'I've been freezing up a little bit just when I've been about to pull trigger and that's exactly what happened in my first few matches for France,' Giroud told FIFA's official website.

'I'm not too worried about it, because I've been scoring in training and I feel pretty comfortable being a part of this team. I just need to not think about things too much, so that I feel as relaxed as possible when the time comes to stick the ball in the net.'

One or two Gooners have become ever so slightly concerned at Giroud`s misses this season. And whilst one would have expected him to tuck away the chances versus Sunderland and Liverpool, we must remember that both Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp took a couple of months to find the back of the net in an Arsenal shirt, so let`s not be too hasty to judge him.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Monday September 10 2012
Time: 5:57PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
When he missed that first sitter v Sunderland, it was easy to excuse it as being on his weaker right foot; the one v Liverpool was on his favored left foot, similar ball and he fluffed his lines. Still, I feel he will do well when he settles down to and will start burying such chances soon enough.
Naijagunner
11/09/2012 13:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Wilshere Picks Roma?

It's being reported this afternoon that Jack Wilshere has selected Italian side Roma as his destination for a loan spell this season.

Wenger Tips Mustafi For Arsenal Success

New signing Shkodran Mustafi has been tipped for success at the Emirates Stadium by manager Arsene Wenger because he's not 'scared' about the challenge ahead.

Rosicky Rejoins Sparta Prague - Wilshere Latest

Former Arsenal man Rosicky has rejoined Sparta Prague. Wilshere is a current Gunner with Watford, Bournemouth, Crystal Palace Juventus, Roma, Sporting Lisbon & Benfica all linked.

Mustafi A Done Deal

Shkodran Mustafi has now officially returned to the Premier League with Arsenal confirming the arrival of the former Everton defender from Valencia for an undisclosed fee.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile
ClockEnd124
no email
Profile
Amos
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Watford MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Cech8%
Bellerin0%
Holding3%
Koscielny2%
Monreal0%
Cazorla2%
Xhaka32%
Walcott2%
Ozil15%
Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Sanchez36%
Sub - Wilshere0%
Sub - Elneny0%
Sub - Gibbs0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 3 3 0 0 9 6
2 Chelsea 3 3 0 0 9 5
3 Man Utd 3 3 0 0 9 5
4 Everton 3 2 1 0 7 2
5 Hull City 3 2 0 1 6 2
6 Middlesbrough 3 1 2 0 5 1
7 Spurs 3 1 2 0 5 1
8 Arsenal 3 1 1 1 4 1
9 Leicester City 3 1 1 1 4 0
10 WBA 3 1 1 1 4 0
11 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 4 -1
12 West Ham 3 1 0 2 3 -2
13 Burnley 3 1 0 2 3 -2
14 Swansea 3 1 0 2 3 -2
15 Southampton 3 0 2 1 2 -2
16 Sunderland 3 0 1 2 1 -2
17 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 1 -2
18 Watford 3 0 1 2 1 -3
19 AFC Bournemouth 3 0 1 2 1 -3
20 Stoke 3 0 1 2 1 -4
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Naijagunner9
2.5102
3.phreddy1
4.Joe_@**1