Giroud Seeks Chelsea Exit To Keep Euro 2020 Dream Alive

By Daily sports on November 21, 2020

Views: 416

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud will seek a move away from the club in January to keep his Euro 2020 dream alive if he is frozen out of the first-team picture at Stamford Bridge, sources have told ESPN.

France coach Didier Deschamps has told the 34-year-old “the situation he’s in today cannot drag on forever” with Giroud having played just 33 minutes in the Premier League this season.

The striker has started just one match in all competitions – the EFL Cup fourth round defeat at Tottenhamon Sept. 29 – after falling down the pecking order behind Tammy Abraham and summer signing Timo Werner.

Giroud almost left the club last January with Inter Milan and Tottenham among the interested clubs but chose to fight for his place, playing a key role in the run-in once the season resumed following lockdown, scoring seven goals in 12 appearances as Chelsea finished fourth in the League.

He signed a new one-year contract extension in May and although Lampard has repeatedly praised Giroud’s professionalism amid a lack of game-time, the situation is close to reaching a head with Deschamps voicing concerns about his place in the France team next summer.

“Before March he will have to find another situation than this one,” Deschamps told RTL. “He knows what I think, even if I don’t forget everything he has done [for the national team] and everything he would still be able to do.”

Giroud is expected to hold talks with Lampard in the coming weeks to clarify his future. (ESPN)

•PHOTO: Oliver Giroud 

Source Daily sports

Posted November 21, 2020


 

You may also like...
2016 Olympic marathon champion fails drugs test

Nigerian Open Qualifiers to serve off on April...

Chelsea Star Tomori Open To Nigeria Call-Up

Life Ban: IOC joins five more Russian athletes...

La Liga Appeal New Barca-Real Madrid Date

West Ham Come Back Twice To Earn Draw...

 

Latest News Coronavirus Forces Four Athletes Out Of Tokyo Olympics Real Madrid Offer Hazard To Liverpool For Salah Manchester United Concede Four In Heavy Preseason Defeat At QPR Ronaldo Will Stay At Juventus — Nedved Amokachi to Akpom: Besiktas Is A Great Opportunity Liverpool Among Several Clubs Interested in Kessie Man Utd Manager Solskjaer ‘Delighted’ To Sign New Three-Year Deal Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Banda Scores Another Hat-trick In China Draw Chelsea Rival Arsenal Interest For Maddison Tottenham Sign Atalanta Goalkeeper Gollini New PSG Signing Wijnaldum Didn’t Feel ‘Liverpool Love’ Oshonaike Crashes Out As Offiong Advances In Tokyo 2020 Women’s Table Tennis Singles Event

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (48,804 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (40,128 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (38,622 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (38,546 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (38,260 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (37,934 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (37,674 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (36,958 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (36,546 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (35,575 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (33,803 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (33,224 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (362) Basketball (236) Boxing (658) Columnists (632) Euro Soccer Update (11634) Fans Assembly (6) From the Grassroots (64) Golf (100) Interviews (16) Live Commentary (6) News (7238) NPL Glo Premier League (1282) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (9) Tennis (794)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media