Ian Wright says he gets annoyed by this aspect of Arsenal star Olivier Giroud's game

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright says Olivier Giroud needs to work on his positioning.

Olivier Giroud scored an impressive goal to send Arsenal on their way to a win over Crystal Palace on Sunday, but Ian Wright still sees room for improvement.

Speaking to BBC 5 Live 606, Wright explained that he is frustrated with the French international's positioning, and says he needs to be better if he is to continue leading the line for the Gunners.

He said: "I'd like him to stay in the centre of the centre halves, and be that focal point.

"Sometimes I look at him and he goes down the right hand side, and takes so long to get back. Watching him sometimes that annoys me."

The alternative if Giroud does take his time getting back to challenging the centre-backs, is for another Arsenal player to assume that position temporarily, perhaps Alexis Sanchez or Aaron Ramsey.

Again though this could have a knock on effect, but fluidity and interchanging positions is what has always made Arsene Wenger's attack work, take Thierry Henry's forays down the left side of attack for instance.

Giroud can't seem to win, for if he did remain put in the centre, he would likely be criticised for being too static and not offering enough.

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