Giroud in talks over new Arsenal deal
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has revealed that he is in talks with the club over a possible contract extension, Sky Sports has reported.
The Frenchman, who will represent his country at the World Cup this summer, still has two years left to run on his current contract, but Arsenal are hoping to secure his longer term future. Should Giroud sign, he would become the latest in a long line of Gunners players to have signed new deals over the course of this season.
Giroud has now spent two seasons at Arsenal, having joined from Montpellier in the summer of 2012. He initially took time to settle in the Premier League, but has established himself in the English game, scoring a reasonable 39 goals and contributing 24 assists in his 98 appearances.
Announcing the news of the opening of contract negotiations, Giroud said: "I have two years left on my contract but we are in negotiations to extend. For now, I am here. There are many great things to do.
"I feel comfortable in the Premier League. My first was not too bad. I had a pretty good second. I hope to do even better (next year). I am progressing from year to year, the same as the team."
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