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Moldova pay penalty as Giroud rescues France in Paris

Posted Friday, November 15, 2019 by PA50 hits

Olivier Giroud’s late penalty saw France move to the top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group H with a 2-1 victory against stubborn Moldova at Stade de France.Turkey’s draw with Iceland earlier on Thursday had eased any pressure on Didier Deschamps’ side, guaranteeing their place at next summer’s European Championship, and France put in an underwhelming performance in Paris.With...Full Story »

Chelsea set Olivier Giroud asking price with numerous European sides eyeing transfer

Posted Sunday, November 10, 2019 by hits

Chelsea set Olivier Giroud asking price with numerous European sides eyeing transfer (Image: GETTY) Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge. Chelsea will demand £5million for out of favour striker Olivier Giroud when the transfer window opens in January. The veteran French international has found himself out in the cold at Stamford Bridge sinc...Full Story »

Deschamps tells Giroud to leave Chelsea in January transfer window with Inter Milan keen on striker

Posted Saturday, November 09, 2019 by hits

Serie A's Inter Milan reportedly want to sign Giroud in January as Romelu Lukaku backup. Credit: EPA INTER Milan are rumoured to be after signing Chelsea's Olivier Giroud in the January transfer market, although he has not been getting much game-time at Stamford Bridge. According to Gazzetta dello Sport there are already discussions taking place over the veteran striker. Giroud has made just ...Full Story »

Olivier Ntcham’s last-gasp goal fires Celtic into Europa League knockout stages

Posted Friday, November 08, 2019 by PA55 hits

Olivier Ntcham’s dramatic injury-time winner against Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico sent Celtic into the last 32 of the Europa League.The Hoops arrived in Rome at the summit of Group E after beating the Italian side last month but amid a shaky start they fell behind in the seventh minute when striker Ciro Immobile volleyed in a cross from Manuel Lazzari.However, Neil Lennon’s side foug...Full Story »

Crystal Palace reportedly ready to offer Olivier Giroud January Chelsea escape route

Posted Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS66 hits

Reports across the English media this afternoon suggest that Crystal Palace are eyeing a January swoop for out-of-favour Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud. Chelsea stint 33-year-old hitman Giroud has been on the books at Stamford Bridge since January of last year. After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's arrival at Arsenal pushed the Frenchman further down the attacking pecking order of the Gunners, ...Full Story »

Chelsea forward Giroud hints he could leave club if 'forced to make a choice'

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS73 hits

Giroud struggling for game time Tammy Abraham has burst into the Chelsea first-team picture under the guidance of Frank Lampard. The Chelsea youth product has had a scintillating start to the new season, in which he has made 11 appearances for Chelsea across all competitions, scoring nine and assisting one. While Abraham's form has been good news for the young striker and Chelsea, it hasn't...Full Story »

Giroud's lack of game time at Chelsea worries Deschamps

Posted Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by fourfourtwo.com72 hits

France coach Didier Deschamps praised Olivier Giroud for delivering under pressure but admits a lack of game time with Chelsea is damaging his international chances. The 33-year-old came off the bench in France's Euro 2000 qualifier against Turkey on Monday night and scored within four minutes. It was his third goal in four matches for France, but his header was cancelled out late on by Kaan ...Full Story »

Olivier Giroud claims he “cannot accept” Chelsea fringe role

Posted Monday, October 14, 2019 by squawka.com90 hits

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud says he “cannot accept” the fringe role he’s currently playing under Frank Lampard, although he refused to openly criticise his manager. The France international has started just one Premier League game all season, only managing 118 minutes of football across league and Champions League action so far, partly thanks to the emergence of Tammy Abr...Full Story »

Giroud penalty gives France victory over Iceland

Posted Saturday, October 12, 2019 by PA59 hits

Olivier Giroud scored the only goal from the penalty spot as world champions France claimed a 1-0 victory in their crunch Euro 2020 qualifier in Iceland.The Chelsea striker tucked home in the 66th minute of the Group H clash in Reykjavík after Antoine Griezmann had been kicked by Ari Skulason.The result ensured France kept pace with Turkey at the top of the group while third-placed Icelan...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Inter eye Chelsea striker Giroud

Posted Friday, September 20, 2019 by Goal.com142 hits

Meier makes Western Sydney move Former Eintracht Frankfurt striker Alexander Meier has signed for Australian club Western Sydney Wanderers. The Bundesliga's top scorer in 2014/15 was lining up for FC. St Pauli last season and becomes the Wanderers' second and final marquee player for their upcoming campaign. Western Sydney are coached by former Liverpool and Bayern Munich defender Markus B...Full Story »

Inter Milan eyeing January transfer swoop for Chelsea striker Giroud as back-up for Lukaku after ex-Man Utd ace flops in Champions League

Posted Thursday, September 19, 2019 by hits

Inter Milan are reportedly weighing up a move for Olivier Giroud in January Credit: AP:Associated Press CHELSEA striker Olivier Giroud is a reported January target for Inter Milan as a back-up for Romelu Lukaku at the San Siro. The Blues forward has started just one Premier League match this season, with Frank Lampard preferring academy graduate Tammy Abraham to lead the line. Lukaku has impr...Full Story »

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

Posted Sunday, July 28, 2019 by Goal.com91 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.com132 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.com97 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 PA165 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.com108 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 PA61 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 »

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