Olivier Giroud sets record in English football

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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has scored more headed goals than any other player in the Premier League since his debut in 2012 after nodding home his 31st against Norwich on Tuesday.

The Frenchman has scored six goals and has started 10 times for Frank Lampard’s side in the Premier League this season.

Of the 84 goals Giroud has scored in the Premier League, 37 per cent of those have been from his head.

Giroud sits eighth in the list of all-time headed scorers in the Premier League with former Liverpool striker Peter Crouch leading the list with 53 headed goals.

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