‘I’m a Chelsea participant and I really feel good right here’: Olivier Giroud admits he was ‘shocked’ by ‘Juventus hearsay’ and insists he will stay on at Stamford Bridge
- Olivier Giroud insists he is staying at Chelsea regardless of being linked with Juventus
- Juve need to signal an skilled goalscorer after releasing Gonzalo Higuain
- Luis Suarez, Edin Dzeko and Moise Kean additionally characteristic on Andrea Pirlo’s shortlist
- But Giroud stays decided to combat for his Chelsea place with Timo Werner
Olivier Giroud has revealed that he was shocked to be linked with Juventus and insists that he will stay at Chelsea.
Juventus supervisor Andrea Pirlo is seeking to bolster his attacking choices, with Gonzalo Higuain having been allowed to depart.
It was reported that Giroud is a goal for Juventus, however the 33-year-old stated that such claims are ‘removed from the reality’.
Juventus are fascinated with signing Oliver Giroud, however the ahead plans to stay at Chelsea
Giroud instructed Telefoot: “I was surprised to receive messages from mates talking about the Juventus rumour. It is far from the truth. I am a Chelsea player & I feel good here. I did not have a great end of season just to leave without a bit of faith.”
Reports claimed that the Serie A champions had turned their consideration to Giroud after struggling to succeed in an settlement for Barcelona‘s Luis Suarez and Roma’s Edin Dzeko, however The Athletic declare the Frenchman has not entered talks to go away Stamford Bridge.
A transfer deliver Everton‘s Moise Kean again to Turin has been thought-about.
The 33-year-old skilled at Cobham on Thursday forward of the season opener at Brighton
GIROUD AT CHELSEA
Trophies: 2 (FA Cup + Europa League)
Giroud has additionally been recognized as a possible goal however no formal supply has been made by the Italian membership.
The 33-year-old signed an extension to his Blues contract in May which will cowl the whole thing of the 2020-21 season, nevertheless this has not deterred golf equipment.
The ahead was neglected of Frank Lampard’s squad over the primary half of the 2019-20 marketing campaign and attracted curiosity from Tottenham, Inter Milan and Lazio.
Once Giroud was reintroduced in February, he scored eight targets in 13 video games for Chelsea and this week netted his fortieth worldwide purpose throughout France’s 4-2 victory over Croatia within the Nations League.
He maintains he is decided to combat for his spot in Lampard’s beginning XI after the £53million arrival of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.
Giroud turned France’s third all-time main scorer by netting his fortieth purpose towards Croatia
Giroud instructed Telefoot: ‘I have never spoken to Lampard.
‘One factor is for certain: the competitors will pull us all to the highest. An awesome membership ought to have completely different choices in every place.
‘We need to be within the race for the title and I’m right here. I completed the season nicely and I proved to the supervisor that he can depend on me.
‘Werner is just not the identical profile as me, I hope to have some taking part in time.’