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Batshuayi set for Chelsea stay with Belgian to battle Giroud & Abraham for striker spot

Posted Sunday, July 28, 2019 by Goal.com49 hits

Michy Batshuayi is set to stay at Chelsea this season and battle it out with Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud for a starting spot as Frank Lampard's main striker. The Blues agreed on a deal to sell Alvaro Morata to Atletico Madrid this summer and they sent Gonzalo Higuain back to Juventus after a six-month loan spell, leaving them in need of new faces up front. A ban has been placed on the c...Full Story »

“It was an improvement” – Giroud opens up on joining Chelsea from Arsenal

Posted Monday, June 03, 2019 by squawka.com96 hits

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has admitted that joining the Blues from London rivals Arsenal represented an "improvement". The Frenchman scored against his former side in the 2019 Europa League final, helping Chelsea win 4-1 in Baku. Why did Giroud leave Arsenal? Five key things to know... 1. Giroud spent six seasons with Arsenal between 2012 and 2018. 2. The Frenchman then moved to Londo...Full Story »

Chelsea star Olivier Giroud aims sly dig at Arsenal after Europa League win

Posted Saturday, June 01, 2019 by hits

Olivier Giroud's Chelsea beat his former club Arsenal in the Europa League final (Image: GETTY) CHELSEA star Olivier Giroud aimed a sly dig at Arsenal as he claimed moving to Chelsea was an ‘improvement’ before the striker declared himself ‘a proper Blue’. Giroud scored the opening goal of the game as Chelsea ran out 4-1 winners in Wednesday's Europa League final in Bak...Full Story »

Giroud happy at Chelsea amid contract talks

Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Tribalfootball.com56 hits

Olivier Giroud is happy to fight for his place at Chelsea. It has been reported that the Blues will trigger Giroud's one-year extension clause. And the Frenchman seems content to remain at Stamford Bridge. "I feel very happy at the club," Giroud told the Daily Mail.. "Maybe I need a bit more game-time but I won't give up. "That's my mentality. That's how I'm made. It's not sorted yet but w...Full Story »

Chelsea FC vs Slavia Praha - Olivier Giroud wants more opportunities if he is to commit to Chelsea

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2019 by PA94 hits

Olivier Giroud has demanded a “more important role” in order to stay at Chelsea next season.France’s World Cup-winning striker admitted he has yet to meet Chelsea’s board about whether he will remain at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea have the option to extend the 32-year-old’s deal by another year, with Giroud hoping for a meeting with club bosses before the end of the cam...Full Story »

Dynamo Kiev 0 Chelsea 5 (0-8 agg): Blues into quarter-finals after Giroud treble

Posted Friday, March 15, 2019 by Goal.com57 hits

Chelsea's Olivier Giroud took his tally in the Europa League this season to nine after plundering a perfect hat-trick against Dynamo Kiev.   Chelsea cruised into the Europa League quarter-finals as Olivier Giroud's hat-trick helped secure a resounding 5-0 win over Dynamo Kiev at the Olympic Stadium on Thursday. The Blues travelled to Ukraine with a commanding 3-0 lead from the first le...Full Story »

Giroud hat-trick guides Chelsea into quarter-finals with Kiev thrashing

Posted Friday, March 15, 2019 by PA32 hits

Olivier Giroud hit a hat-trick as Chelsea set aside Maurizio Sarri’s concerns about Dynamo Kiev’s pitch by easing into the Europa League quarter-finals with an emphatic 8-0 aggregate win.Striker Giroud took his tally to nine goals in as many appearances in the competition with his first treble in almost three years.Marcos Alonso and Callum Hudson-Odoi, celebrating his maiden England ...Full Story »

Chelsea star Olivier Giroud reveals what Maurizio Sarri told team BEFORE Europa League win

Posted Friday, February 22, 2019 by hits

The Blues beat their Swedish opponents 3-0 to book their place in the last 16 of the competition. Goals from Giroud, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi have Chelsea an emphatic 5-1 aggregate win. And that has alleviated some pressure on Sarri ahead of the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday. Giroud revealed the Italian had a specific style he wanted his Chelsea side to employ...Full Story »

Unloved Olivier Giroud stills hopes Chelsea offer him a new contract despite Sarri signing Gonzalo Higuain

Posted Saturday, February 16, 2019 by hits

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud will become a free agent at the end of the season OLIVIER GIROUD is hopeful of Chelsea triggering his one-year contract extension. The France striker’s deal at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season but the club have an option for a further season. And Giroud, 32, will now wait before listening to lucrative pre-contract offers to leave the club a...Full Story »

Malmo 1 Chelsea 2: Barkley and Giroud earn first leg lead

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by Goal.com82 hits

Chelsea recovered some pride after their 6-0 thrashing away to Manchester City with a 2-1 Europa League last-32 victory at Malmo. Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud scored as Chelsea earned a 2-1 win away to Malmo in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 meeting. Chelsea had lost their past four straight away games in all competitions without scoring, a run that had its nadir in Sunday's 6...Full Story »

Barkley and Giroud give Chelsea narrow first-leg win over Malmo

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by PA50 hits

Chelsea responded from their embarrassing mauling at Manchester City with a jittery 2-1 win over Malmo in Thursday night’s Europa League last-32 first leg in Sweden.The Blues’ 6-0 loss to City was their worst defeat in 28 years and heaped mounting scrutiny on head coach Maurizio Sarri, whose concerns were eased, at least temporarily, by Ross Barkley after 30 minutes.Olivier Giroud ne...Full Story »

Giroud: I have never ruled out a return to France

Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 by fourfourtwo.com77 hits

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hinted that he would be open for a return to France, but reiterated his primary choice is to remain in the Premier League. Giroud left France in 2012, signing with Arsenal on the back of scoring 21 goals for Montpellier as they claimed the Ligue 1 title. The 32-year-old moved across London 12 months ago but has struggled to hold down a regular spot under Ma...Full Story »

Chelsea FC vs Southampton - Chelsea set to be without injured Giroud

Posted Monday, December 31, 2018 by PA88 hits

Olivier Giroud is expected to miss out as Chelsea take on Southampton in the Premier League due to an ankle injury. Alvaro Morata could start as the main attacker and Eden Hazard is likely play in his preferred wide left role. Cesc Fabregas (neck), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (back), Pedro (hamstring) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (hamstring) could miss out. Ryan Bertrand could again be missing for Southa...Full Story »

Chelsea 'in trouble' after Olivier Giroud injury - Maurizio Sarri

Posted Monday, December 31, 2018 by ESPN88 hits

Maurizio Sarri said that mounting injuries have left Chelsea "in trouble" after Olivier Giroud suffered suspected ankle ligament damage during Sunday's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. Giroud left the field on crutches in the 76th minute after being injured by a James Tomkins tackle, while scoring an offside goal. Chelsea held onto the lead given to them by N'Golo Kante's earlier strike to move fiv...Full Story »

Vidi 2 Chelsea 2: Giroud spares Sarri's side in lacklustre draw

Posted Friday, December 14, 2018 by Goal.com71 hits

Willian and Olivier Giroud both scored free-kicks as Chelsea were made to earn a point against Vidi in their final Europa League group game. Olivier Giroud came off the bench to salvage an under-strength Chelsea a laboured 2-2 draw at Vidi in the Europa League on Thursday. With the Blues already confirmed as Group L winners, Maurizio Sarri made 10 changes to the side that beat Manchester Cit...Full Story »

Giroud salvages draw for much-changed Chelsea in Hungary

Posted Friday, December 14, 2018 by PA47 hits

Substitute Olivier Giroud saved Chelsea from an embarrassing Europa League loss at Vidi.Willian’s free-kick after 30 minutes was cancelled out immediately by an Ethan Ampadu own goal and Loic Nego struck a sumptuous volley after 56 minutes to give Vidi the lead.But Giroud’s fine free-kick 15 minutes from time earned a 2-2 draw in a match of little consequence for the Blues, who had a...Full Story »

Chelsea reserves Olivier Giroud and Cesc Fabregas show ridiculous six-packs in Blues gym pic

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2018 by hits

CHELSEA stars Cesc Fabregas and Olivier Giroud show off their ridiculous six-packs in this vein-busting gym photo. But the Spaniard admits he has a way to go to catch up the bulging muscles of his Stamford Bridge team-mate. Chelsea pals Cesc Fabregas and Olivier Giroud show off their impressive physiques Fabregas, who has been linked with a January move to AC Milan, wrote: "I'm getting there ...Full Story »

Chelsea 4 PAOK 0: Giroud doubles up as Blues top Group L

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by Goal.com65 hits

Callum Hudson-Odoi scored his first Chelsea goal as the Blues ran out easy 4-0 winners at home to PAOK in Group L of the Europa League. Olivier Giroud's first-half double set up a comfortable 4-0 home win over 10-man PAOK in which Callum Hudson-Odoi opened his Chelsea account, Maurizio Sarri's side topping Group L after extending their run of wins to five matches. BATE's 2-0 home defeat of V...Full Story »

Olivier Giroud bags brace as Chelsea cruise past PAOK Salonika

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by PA32 hits

Olivier Giroud scored twice and Callum Hudson-Odoi netted his first goal for Chelsea as the Blues cruised to a 4-0 Europa League victory over 10-man PAOK Salonika at Stamford Bridge.Yevhen Khacheridi was sent off for the Greek visitors after just seven minutes and Olivier Giroud scored twice before half-time, the second a brilliant volley from a Cesc Fabregas pass.The 18-year-old Hudson-Odoi sco...Full Story »

France 1 - 0 Uruguay: Giroud penalty sees France edge past Uruguay

Posted Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by PA90 hits

Olivier Giroud’s second half penalty clinched France a 1-0 friendly win against Uruguay in Paris.Chelsea striker Giroud converted a 52nd minute spot kick to give the world champions a lift after their failure to qualify for the Nations League Finals.But Les Bleus’ win came at a price as Paris St Germain forward Kylian Mbappe was forced out of the action with a shoulder injury.France ...Full Story »

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