Olivier Giroud was part of part of France Euro 2012 squad which was knocked out by Spain in the quarter-finals on Saturday 23 June and his domestic future has finally been resolved.
-I am delighted to be at Arsenal and to be part of one of the great teams in English football. It's a huge satisfaction to join this great club and it’s been a dream since I was young to play in the Premier League.
- I was attracted by the philosophy of football and Arsène Wenger’s 'touch' at this club. I have always admired Arsenal with its great history and reputation, and I now hope to achieve great things here. I’m very proud to be a Gunner and I will give my best for all the Arsenal fans. Giroud told the club's website.
The 25-year-old who is the latest signing with the Gunners, has ignited the interest of several top clubs, scored 25 goals last season to help Montpellier win the Ligue 1 title.