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Wenger reveals Giroud worry - Arsenal Champions League

Olivier Giroud has a knee injury and could miss Arsenal's Uefa Champions League Group F opener against Olympique de Marseille on Wednesday.

The Frenchman scored the opening goal in a 3-1 win at Sunderland on Saturday to take his tally to five in six appearances for the north Londoners so far this season, but manager Arsene Wenger revealed his countryman is an injury worry for the Stade Velodrome date.

The Emirates boss added new £42.5million signing Mesut Ozil is also carrying a few knocks from the Stadium of Light victory.

"We have a few problems, some with Ozil but the main one is Giroud, who has a knee problem," he said.

"He will have a test tomorrow and hopefully he will be fit but it will only be decided tomorrow.

"Ozil was ill and has some tight muscles after Saturday but I think he will be OK and we are optimistic."

The news means England winger Theo Walcott could be asked to play a more advanced role against the Ligue 1 side, given that Lukas Podolski is also out injured and young forward Yaya Sanogo lacks the experience.

Arsenal beat the same opposition to first place in the group stages two seasons ago and are unbeaten in nine visits to France - a record which includes six wins and three draws.

The Gunners can be backed at the 2.50 in the 90 minutes betting and the draw is quoted 3.40, while Elie Baup's men are available to back at 3.00. Giroud is quoted 7.50 in the first goalscorer betting and 3.00 in the anytime market

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