Stade de la Mosson Match Zone: Giroud's replacement Herrera told to 'become French'
22:35 GMT, 18 September 2012
Olivier Giroud started against his former club but the man who replaced him at Montpellier, Argentine Emanuel Herrera, was dropped to the bench.
'He needs to become French,' said Montpellier owner Louis Nicollin. Ouch!
Dropped: Emanuel Herrera was told to become more French
Adams critical of sales policy
As Arsenal began life in Europe without Robin van Persie, Tony Adams branded his old side a ‘selling club’.
The former Arsenal captain questioned the board’s ambition after the departures of players such as Van Persie, Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas.
Glory days: Arsene Wenger (left) and Tony Adams (right) celebrate winning the Double back in 2002
Adams told the Evening Standard: ‘It sends out all the wrong messages. It was different for me. I had people in the boardroom who were very ambitious and wanted to win.’