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Arsenal fans are excited as Mbappe and Giroud start up front for France

Date Posted,June 12, 2017

Kylian Mbappe and Olivier Giroud are set to start up front together in France’s international friendly with England.

Fans of every Premier League club are likely to be keeping a very close eye on the fixture given the amount of talent on display.

Sure Tottenham fans will be lapping up the fact that England have so many Spurs stars in their ranks, as well as their keeper Hugo Lloris starting in goal for France.

But Arsenal fans will also have a vested interest in the clash, not least because their striker Giroud starts up front.

Mbappe has caught the eye of Europe’s elite (Photo: REUTERS)

It’s no secret that this France squad have an abundance of talent – Didier Deschamps has so much strength in depth it is actually scary.

And the current star of his show is Monaco wonderkid Mbappe, a man who has caught the eye of every manager on the planet.

Arsene Wenger is keen on the France international (Photo: PA)

Arsenal are linked with a move for the 18-year-old forward, who, as we say, starts up front for France alongside a Gunners forward…

Can you see the connection here? What Gunners fans are getting so excited about? As MirrorFootball’s John Cross says, this could be the start of a beautiful partnership…

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