Olivier Giroud offered the chance to end Chelsea hell as Lazio hand striker pre-contract to join on a free transfer in summer.
I want to give everything to Chelsea
French forward Giroud says he still wants to “give everything to Chelsea” and earn a frequent place with Frank Lampard before the end of the season. Although he entered the last five months of his current contract. Until he got a chance to extend his stay at Stamford Bridge. The 33-year-old striker forced to be satisfied with a bit-part role for Chelsea. In 2019-20 after he lagged behind Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi in the looping order. Italian giants Inter were strongly connected Giroud with throughout the January transfer window. With Lampard opened the recognition that the club is prepared to authorize his departure, if “all the bases” will be covered.
Lazio’s concrete contract
The veteran forward eventually remained in place, but Inter expected to regain interest at the end of the year. So Lazio has reportedly already submitted a contract proposal in an attempt to win the race for Olivier’s signature. However, Giroud insists that at the moment, he remains “100% focused” on his duties at Chelsea. As he is aiming for a place in the French line-up of Didier Deschamps’ for Euro 2020. “I am a Chelsea player, so now I need to move on and look forward,” the club’s official website quotes Olivier.” I want to give everything for the club, and it is a personal goal for me to play as much as possible, to play Euros with my country.
Giroud wants to fight for Chelsea
“Now, I am 100% focused on the goals of Chelsea, and I want to continue the fight to return to the team sheet and the scoresheet. Each game is a great opportunity for me to show my desire to do this.”Giroud replaced during the Chelsea clash with Manchester United on Monday and saw a goal ruled out for offside after a review of VAR. The Frenchman was happy to return to the field for the first time since November. But he was disappointed with the Blues failures in concentration from behind during the devastating 2-0 defeat on the Bridge. “After two months without playing, I felt excellent on the field with a lot of energy and determination,” Giroud said. “I scored a good goal from a beautiful cross and just tried to stay beyond Harry Maguire, but I was half a foot offside.
“This is very frustrating because it could change the game, but we made two errors on two goals, and we need to enhance on that. The Blues remained fourth in the top-level standings, despite the result, but Tottenham are behind with just one point, and Man United is now two more back in seventh place. Lampard’s team should oppose the Tottenham on Saturday, while Giroud urges his teammates to “improve on those small margins” to secure the Champions League final in May. “Now, we have to step up and improve on these small margins – they are huge at the highest level.” It was a difficult result, so we should think about this because it’s another big game for us Saturday against Spurs.