Olivier Giroud happy with form despite Arsenal fans' criticism

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud insists he is happy with how he's performed this season, despite recent criticism from the north London club's supporters.

Speaking to the Gunners' official website, the France international reflected positively on his overall contribution in 2013/14, even after suffering a significant dip in form midway through the current campaign.

Giroud has already bettered last year's return of 17 goals by breaking the 20-goal barrier with a well-taken finish in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over West Ham at the Emirates Stadium.

"I enjoy my stats because when you are a striker you think that we are looking for the stats and assists as well," he told Arsenal Player.

"I am OK with my stats but I know the team will need me again for the last [four] Premier League games. So I need to score again and again."

Recent speculation has suggested the former Montpellier man could leave Arsenal at the end of the season, with The Sun on Sunday reporting that Arsene Wenger is ready to sell the under-fire striker for £17million after dropping him in favour of Yaya Sanogo for last weekend's FA Cup semi-final victory over Wigan Athletic.

However, the 27-year-old is not paying any attention to those rumours and remains determined to finish the season on a high, with the Gunners striving to finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League.

"We need to win the last four 'finals' because we don't have our destiny in our hands," he added, prior to Everton's surprise defeat against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park last night.

"I hope Everton will lose against maybe Manchester United this weekend. We keep focusing on what we have to do and win our games. After that we will see but first we have to do the job."

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