Olivier GiroudA�has revealed in a new interview,A� how he was disappointed by Arsenal coach,A�Wengera��s bid to sign Pierre-EmerickA�Aubameyang.
Chelsea forward, Olivier Giroud admits he was disappointed by Arsene Wengera�?s desire to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and says the decision was the catalyst behind his move to Chelsea.
Arsenal broke their club record to sign the Gabon international in a A?56 million deal from Borussia Dortmund, which then paved the way for Giroud to join the Premier League champions for A?18m.
Giroud has acknowledged that Aubameyanga��s arrival would have reduced his playing time even moreA�ifA�he stayed at Arsenal and admits he is unhappy with the events that led to his exit.
a�?The fact is that the coach wanted to recruit a new striker and with Aubameyanga��s signing at Arsenal, there were three top strikers, and thata��s why I decided to leave,a�? the 31-year-old said in an interview with Telefoot. celebrex buy online, Zoloft reviews.
a�?There was a bit of disappointment, even though I spent five wonderful years there.
a�?I could have stayed, but I needed a solution to get back in. I wanted to stay in the Premier League and Chelsea was a great opportunity for me.a�?
Giroud also revealed that he was encouraged to leave Arsenal by France boss Didier Deschamps ahead of this summera��s World Cup.
a�?I spoke with Deschamps,a�� said Giroud. a�?He didna��t tell me to move to Chelsea, but he did tell me to move clubs. Dortmund were interested in me, but for a loan, there was Sevilla, too.
a�?And at one point my agent received a call from Roma.a��