Olivier Giroud, Chelsea star, reportedly eyes a move away from Stamford Bridge

Olivier Giroud, Chelsea star, reportedly eyes a move away from Stamford Bridge

- Olivier Giroud has played only 33 minutes of Premier League game so far this term

- The Frenchman is plotting to leave the Stamford Bridge giants in January 2021

- Chelsea are currently occupying fifth position on the League table after eight games

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Olivier Giroud who is currently on the books of Premier League side Chelsea is reportedly plotting to leave the Stamford Bridge landlords in the January 2021 transfer window.

The former Arsenal striker is not having it rosy this season in the Premier League under Frank Lampard as he has only played 33 minutes for the Blues in the English topflight.

Timo Werner and Kai Havertz's arrival at Chelsea has affected Olivier Giroud getting active playing time this term in the Premier League.

Last season during the transfer window, the France international almost left Chelsea due to lack of games, but he later agreed to remain at the club.

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His current contract with Chelsea will expire at the end of the ongoing Premier League season and a new deal has not been established between the player and Blues' chiefs.

According to the report on Daily Mail, Olivier Giroud is planning to leave Chelsea so as for him to have the chance of remaining in the France squad.

Thuram scored 14 goals in the Bundesliga last term to convince France gaffer Didier Deschamps that he deserves a spot in the World Cup winners' squad.

Antoine Griezmann, Kylian Mbappe, Anthony Martial and Ben Yedder are the other striking options in the French national team.

Olivier Giroud, Chelsea star, reportedly eyes a move away from Stamford Bridge

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea who are Premier League giants have now recorded five consecutive clean sheets in all competitions following their 3-0 win over Rennes in the Champions League.

Frank Lampard and his wards were impressive at Stamford Bridge against Rennes in an encounter Timo Werner scored brace while Tammy Abraham netted once in the match.

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This is now the first time that Chelsea will be keeping five successive clean sheets in all competitions since the year 2010.

Current Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti was the one in charge of Chelsea the last time they achieved this success in football.

Since the arrival of goalkeeper Mendy, the Blues defense has been strong as the Senegalese was also in superb form against his former side Rennes on Wednesday night, November 4.

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