Cole hails Giroud while calling out Arsenal for letting the player go

Fri 04 December 2020 | 14:08

The former Chelsea player questions the decision of the Gunners for letting go of Giroud as he continues to thrive with the Blues.

According to

Joe Cole

, some were responsible for

Olivier Giroud

exit from


and they should be held accountable as the Frenchman continues to thrive with


. The 34-year-old, who has become an important asset for Lampard, continues his scoring streak with the Blues while Arsenal are struggling due to their inconsistency.

“Giroud is outstanding. Some people at Arsenal behind the scenes have to be accountable for letting him go. Was it age? But then they signed Willian and David Luiz,”

Cole told

The Mirror


“He’s a brilliant player, was for Arsenal, is now for Chelsea and he’s a model pro, a manager’s dream.”

Cole, who admitted that the current Blues squad is better than their 2012

Champions League

winner team, continued:

“Frank won’t thank me for saying this, but they can win everything.”

"If you’re an Arsenal, you can’t win the league. Nor Leicester. Chelsea are in the mix of three or four teams who can win the Premier League and five or six who can win the Champions League.”

“It’s a better team than when they won the Champions League in 2012. Frank’s putting together a better team and that’s a big credit to him.”

"They’re looking like a team, they’ve got the makings of a great team.”

“I can see the winner of the Premier League coming from Chelsea, Spurs or Liverpool.”

"Chelsea have got a massive chance. They’ll be there or thereabouts. I can’t say for sure they will do it but, in my opinion, they're as good as the other two.”

"It’ll be one of those three.”

source: SportMob

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