"Tonight we needed this win and everyone knows the first game is important for the confidence".
"I feel as well that the goals we conceded, we can work together to get rid of that because one was a corner, one was a ball we lost in the build up and the third goal was on a corner again, so we conceded two goals on corners".
In France he scored a goal every 80 minutes.
The Frenchman will be hoping it's a sign of changing fortunes after a season when he reached his nadir. "Giroud in his prime is at the top of his game".
Kolasinac is a versatile player, Wenger added.
I believe he has the power, the attitude and the desire to integrate very quickly into the Premier League.
The former Montpellier man has been Arsenal's main striker for years, but the fans have clamored for an elite option to lead the line for almost as long. We are not open to any offers anyway. We have many games and hopefully I can give games to all the strikers.
Everton - Ronald Koeman has done a fantastic job and the signing of Wayne Rooney is magical for the player and the club.
But after deciding to stick it out for a sixth season at Arsenal, Giroud was the north London club's match-winner on the opening day of the new Premier League campaign after coming off the bench.
"With Lacazette it's simple", he said when asked about the player's qualities.
A predictable Arsenal implosion followed, with Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy putting Leicester in front.