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Joe cole: “Giroud is a massively important part of the squad”

Tue 01 December 2020 | 11:44

Former Chelsea star says Olivier Giroud is committed to his contract and he has a good impact on the team.




Joe Cole

, backed the French star

Olivier Giroud

, saying he is committed to his contract with Chelsea and has recently shown that he could work as a golden sub for


and his team, so Chelsea should not let him go in January.

However, the 34-year-old forward, considering that his chances of playing for France depend on more appearances on the pitch, is thinking about the options before him and may leave



Giroud was Lampard’s main choice as Chelsea’s striker last season, post lockdown. However, since the start of the previous season’s second half Frank Lampard has not used Giroud as much as before. After the addition of

Timo Werner

, Giroud has gotten even less game time as the German star seems to be in perfect form.

The former Chelsea star spoke in support of Giroud in an interview with



“I think Giroud has been different class and is a massively important part of the squad.

“Frank would love to keep him and Chelsea are in a position where if they don’t want him to go he doesn’t have to go as he signed a contract.

“He’ll have a big part to play in what will be a successful year for Chelsea.”



source: SportMob