'Does Alexis have Wenger's family hostage?!' - Arsenal fans perplexed as Giroud benched

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Gunners fans have hit out at their manager over his decision to leave the France international striker out of his starting XI for the meeting with Bournemouth

Arsenal fans have expressed their dismay on social media after Arsene Wenger decided to drop Olivier Giroud for the meeting with Bournemouth.

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Giroud is still yet to start a game in the Premier League for the Gunners this season and has scored in his last two games in all competitions.

And many supporters have been left scratching their heads at the decision, taking to Twitter to vent their frustrations at Wenger's decision...

Fans of the north Londoners also gave their thoughts on Mathieu Debuchy being given the nod at right-back on Sunday.

The Frenchman hasn't started for the Gunners since November 2015 but was preferred to Carl Jenkinson, with Hector Bellerin still out through injury.