Targeted by Juventus, Olivier Giroud Indicates Staying at Chelsea

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud gave a statement regarding the rumors of a move to Juventus in the winter transfer market of 2021. Giroud admitted that he could not talk much about the rumors, considering that he was still under contract with Chelsea.

As is known, Giroud himself officially joined Chelsea in the 2018 winter transfer window. Chelsea’s management recruited Giroud from Arsenal for a dowry of 17 million euros.

Since his arrival, Giroud was immediately trusted as the spearhead of Chelsea. Even the 34-year-old striker brought Chelsea to win the 2018-2019 European League by beating Arsenal in the top party.

However, since the Chelsea coaching chair was taken over by Frank Lampard, Giroud has indeed lost his place in the first team. Even in the 2020 winter transfer market, Giroud had almost left because he didn’t get enough playing time.

However, Giroud discouraged his intention to leave and chose to fight for his position at Chelsea. Giroud’s situation at Chelsea is increasingly uncertain after Chelsea recruited Timo Werner in the 2020 summer transfer market, which made him play less and less.

Yes, Giroud himself has only been trusted to play 15 times by Lampard, most of which started from the bench. Giroud has recently been rumored to be being targeted by Tottenham Hotspur and Juve.

The last club to be named as the main port candidate next is Giroud. Especially recently Juve coach Andrea Pirlo confirmed that his club is trying to land Giroud at Allianz Stadium in the winter transfer market 2021.

Giroud then gave an answer to the rumors that he would leave Juve in the near future. The French national team member admitted that he could not speak much about the rumors. The reason is, Giroud still feels under contract with Chelsea until June 2021.

“I’ve seen my career in the short term with Cheslea. I have the ambition to win something this season, “explained Giroud as reported by the London Football, Sunday (10/1/2021).

“We feel aware that if a lot of changes are very fast in football, I can’t be sure of getting better or worse. I want to stay calm and focus on doing my best on the pitch, “he continued.

“I will finish my contract at Chelsea next June, even if there is still one year left. I will do the calculations at the end of the season, ”finished the player who managed to bring the French national team to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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