Renowned golfer chastised Giroud's misses: Are you kidding me?!

Ian Poulter

Ian Poulter, ranked number 5 in the world at golf, cannot believe the wastefulness of Arsenal striker in front of goal.

After recently finished 20th in The Masters to earn a $101,160 winners cheque, English golfer Ian Poulter - ranked number five in golf - caught up with his club Arsenal but fumed at Olivier Giroud's first half performance against West Ham United earlier this evening, Tuesday, at the Emirates Stadium.

Giroud had four shots on goal throughout the match, completed 73% of his passes but only really came alive in the second half.

In the 55th minute he netted a six-yard shot with his right foot, the one he lacked confidence to shoot with earlier to end up dinking a left footed effort wide of the mark, after Thomas Vermaelen played him in.

The fact that Poulter was being critical of Giroud, yet earned a near identical amount to the Frenchman for his showing at last weekend's major golf tournament, was not lost on some of his followers, however, Poulter - who often trains at Arsenal's Hertfordshire base when he is in London - riposted that if he doesn't perform then he doesn't get paid as golf payments are based on final rankings.

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