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Arsenal star makes plea to the fans

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud. Photo: David Davies/PA Arsenal's Olivier Giroud. Photo: David Davies/PA

Thursday, December 6, 2012
7:55 AM

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud believes that the support he has received from the fans has helped him shine.

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The Frenchman believes that he feeds off the crowd and calls on Gunners fans to support him during this difficult spell for the club.

He told the club’s official website: “I’m a striker and a striker needs to have a good atmosphere.

“You have to keep confident. The atmosphere around you and the support of fans, it makes me feel better and better. I feel very emotive and proud to play for Arsenal.

“I heard the fans’ song for me when I came here for the first time, I heard this song and it made me want to die on the pitch for the fans.”

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