Gunners boss says Giroud is ready to play.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Olivier Giroud’s is ready to play despite the recent problems in the striker’s personal life.
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Giroud has missed the Gunners’ last two matches and made a public apology on Wednesday after allegedly cheating on his wife with a glamour model.
Yaya Sanogo played against both Liverpool and Bayern Munich but Wenger has hinted that Giroud is ready to face Sunderland at the Emirates on Saturday.
“Recently, he’s been a bit less fresh and it’s shown in his game. He had hit a brick wall, but he will bounce back,” he said of Giroud.
“I am not worried for Giroud. His head is in the right place. He’s always mentally focused.
“He’s a great player. He is a great fighter as well. He has been successful until now, during this season he’s played a big part in it.”