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Hazard forced into central role as Giroud, Morata benched

3 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Eden Hazard is expected to operate in an unusual centre-forward role after Chelsea boss Antonio Conte left Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata on the bench for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, first leg against Barcelona. Show More Summary

Chelsea and Arsenal fans react to Olivier Giroud’s first goal in blue

Account opened Olivier Giroud swapped the red of Arsenal for the blue of Chelsea last month and he’s finally got off the mark for Antonio Conte’s side. The Frenchman was considered to be the bargain of the January transfer window and is considered to be one of the best in recent windows. The forward had […]

Giroud eyes Chelsea chance after bruising full debut

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Olivier Giroud is focused on nailing down a first-team place at Chelsea after a dramatic full debut against West Brom, during which he was forced to have five stitches for a head wound. The France striker, who moved from...Show More Summary

Terrible news for Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal striker is out

Horrific news for Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette Oh no, oh no, oh no. This is the doomsday scenario all Arsenal fans were worried about when Olivier Giroud left the Gunners to join Chelsea in January. On Tuesday afternoon, out of nowhere, Arsenal have confirmed that Alexandre Lacazette is injured. And it’s a bad setback too: between four […]

Conte relieved to have striker solutions in Giroud, Morata

last weekSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is relieved to have options again up front in Olivier Giroud and fit-again Alvaro Morata ahead of what the Italian says is a “massive” few weeks for Chelsea. Giroud’s touch set up Eden Hazard for the opening goal as Chelsea rolled over rock-bottom West Bromwich Albion 3-0 on Monday. Show More Summary

Watford vs Chelsea confirmed starting line-ups

2 weeks agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Watford vs Chelsea confirmed starting line-ups - originally posted on Sportslens.com Olivier Giroud has been named amongst Chelsea’s substitutes for Monday’s trip to Watford. Giroud, who scored eight goals for Arsenal this season before...Show More Summary

Deschamps World Cup warning sparked Giroud switch

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – Olivier Giroud revealed on Sunday his move from Arsenal to Chelsea was motivated by a World Cup warning from France coach Didier Deschamps. Having dropped down the pecking order with Arsene Wenger’s Gunners, Giroud knew he would need to be playing more regularly if he is to convince Deschamps to take him to Russia in June. Show More Summary

Chelsea boss Conte tells fans when to expect Giroud debut

Not any time soon Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has claimed Chelsea fans might be waiting a while to see Olivier Giroud make his debut for them, after being injured over the last few months. Conte made it clear he doesn’t want to rush the forward – and that he may well have to take centre […]

Giroud was sold because he wanted regular football - Wenger

Arsenal sold Olivier Giroud to Chelsea because the striker wanted regular football before the World Cup, says boss Arsene Wenger.

Former Arsenal star claims club should have sold Alexandre Lacazette

He said what? One former Arsenal star has claimed that the club should have sold summer signing Alexandre Lacazette over Olivier Giroud. The Chelsea new boy signed for the Stamford Bridge side on deadline day in a bargain deal in the region of £15million. With the player being strong in the air, he fit the bill for […]

Giroud relishing Champions League challenge at Chelsea

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Olivier Giroud pinpointed a return to Champions League football as a key factor in his decision to join Chelsea from Arsenal on the final day of the January transfer window. Giroud was a helpless spectator as Chelsea crashed...Show More Summary

Olivier Giroud opens up on Antonio Conte’s influence on Chelsea move

New Chelsea signing Olivier Giroud has today spoken on his move to Stamford Bridge from London rivals Arsenal, following a hectic transfer deadline day saga. Exit links 31-year-old hitman Giroud was heavily linked with a departure from the Emirates last summer, following the big-money arrival of Alexandre Lacazette at the club from Lyon. The likes […]

Who won the deadline day 'transfer triangle'?

Match of the Day pundits Danny Murphy and Ian Wright debate who won the 'transfer triangle' that saw Arsenal sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Olivier Giroud move to Chelsea and Michy Batshuayi move to Borussia Dortmund.

Bournemouth stun Chelsea as Giroud looks on

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Olivier Giroud was a helpless spectator as Chelsea slumped to a shock 3-0 home defeat by Bournemouth in the Premier League on Wednesday. Giroud had completed a move across London from Arsenal worth a reported £18 million...Show More Summary

Chelsea sign Giroud as Batshuayi departs

Chelsea sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud for about £18m, while Borussia Dortmund take Blues forward Michy Batshuayi on loan.

Deadline Day: Olivier Giroud's sensational 'scorpion' goal versus Crystal Palace

Relive Olivier Giroud's "sensational" 'scorpion kick' goal in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace in January 2017 as the Frenchman signs for Chelsea on an 18-month deal for about £18m.

Olivier Giroud sends message to Arsenal fans following Chelsea move

Farewell Olivier Giroud has payed tribute to Arsenal fans following his move across London to Chelsea. The forward has made the switch after spending five seasons with the Gunners, and falling down the pecking order. While landing an Arsenal reject might not be quite what Chelsea fans had in mind, the move is certainly better […]

Olivier Giroud joins Chelsea

The 31-year-old French forward spent more than six years with Arsenal.        

Arsenal sign Aubameyang, Giroud makes Chelsea switch

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund for a club-record fee of around £56 million on Wednesday, with Olivier Giroud moving to Chelsea as part of a complicated transfer jigsaw. But as the clock...Show More Summary

Chelsea sign Arsenal’s Giroud, Batshuayi departs for Dortmund

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Chelsea signed France striker Olivier Giroud from London rivals Arsenal on Wednesday’s transfer deadline day, freeing up Michy Batshuayi to leave Stamford Bridge on loan to German side Borussia Dortmund. Premier League...Show More Summary

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