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Date Set For Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud To Make First Team Comeback

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud hopes to make his first team comeback in the November 29th clash with West Bromwich Albion, according to the Daily Telegraph.

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The France striker has been out of action since August 23rd, when Sylvain Distin kicked the ball towards Giroud and somehow broke his foot.

Although initially ruled out of action until 2015, the Gunners star has made excellent progress in his recovery, and will return to action far earlier than that first diagnosis suggested.

Giroud has a hardy reputation, having never previously struggled with injury in his career.

In the past five years in France with Montpellier and England with Arsenal, he has averaged 36.2 league appearances a season from a maximum of 38 possible.

Arsenal will hope that they can rely upon him for the remainder of the campaign, having been engulfed in a seemingly neverending injury crisis throughout 2014-15.

Elsewhere, Laurent Koscielny continues to struggle with tendinitis, but Arsene Wenger is confident surgery will not be required.

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