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The weird thing about Olivier Giroud on Match of the Day last night

Newly-signed Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud (L) sits with the team before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on January...

The Frenchman made an £18 million move from Arsenal to Chelsea on deadline day.

Newly-signed Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud (back-C) sits with the team before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on...Newly-signed Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud 

The transfer merry-go-round between Arsenal, Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund came to an end yesterday. After Michy Batshuayi went to Dortmund, after they failed to land Olivier Giroud, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was free to make his record move to the Emirates. After those deals went through, Giroud was free to join Chelsea.

Giroud is the perfect option for Chelsea, with Alvaro Morata struggling in recent weeks they desperately searched for a striker. Linked at one time with both Andy Carroll and Peter Crouch, this worked out pretty well for the blues.

However, it did make for interesting viewing on BBC’s Match of the Day last night.

Olivier Giroud of Arsenal is being substituted for Alex Iwobi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea,...Olivier Giroud of Arsenal is being substituted for Alex Iwobi of Arsenal 

Arsenal’s shocking loss to Swansea City on Tuesday was obviously not as shocking as Chelsea’s dismal home result against Bournemouth last night. Therefore, the 3-0 loss at Stamford Bridge was shown first on the highlight reel

The cameras obviously panned to Olivier Giroud in his new Chelsea tracksuit, watching his new team-mates be put to the sword by Eddie Howe’s men.

Newly-signed Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud (L) sits with the team before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on January...Newly-signed Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud (L) sits with the team

Then, later in the show, Giroud came off the bench for Arsenal v Swansea?!

It was a piece of TV that highlighted the fragility of modern football and the way 24 hours in the game can be so disruptive and dramatic.

One minute you’re sent on to save Arsenal, the next you’re watching Chelsea get battered.

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