The manager of the French team has praised Olivier Giroud ahead of their next Champions League clash against Chelsea.
has spoken aboutChelsea
’s striker ahead of their next Champions League match against the Blues.Rennes
boss is full of praises forOlivier Giroud
, who has the experience of winning the World Cup.
’s attitude toward lack of playing time is exceptional and other players should follow him as an example. Giroud has not had a great chance of playing since the arrival ofTimo Werner
The 40-year-old believes Giroud’s struggles for regular action highlights the strength in depth Lampard has at his disposal, though he also thinks the Blues boss is lucky to have a player with such an exemplary attitude sat on the bench.
“When I was talking about big players in the
squad who are not starting, I was thinking of him [Giroud] in particular," he told reporters.
“It shows the wealth of these clubs with the options they can have. Lots of clubs have these tough [selection] issues.
is an exceptional example for other players in terms of attitude. Even if he only plays for a few minutes, he has a total commitment on the pitch.
"This shows he is an elite level player, who able to give their best whatever their status.”