Despite struggling for goals, Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has revealed that he is quite settled at the London club. He told a news conference,
“I am very happy about how I’ve adapted to Chelsea. I’ve been very welcomed there,”
“I feel great and have a special relationship with the number 10, playing behind the front striker whether it is Eden [Hazard], Willian or Pedro. I felt great right from my first game. I was decisive.
“It’s true that the games that followed were a bit harder and I didn’t manage to score goals. It was a mix between a lack of efficiency or maybe a lack of clear chances, for example, against [Crystal] Palace.
“But it’s very promising, and you’ve got to remember that it’s not easy changing teams in the winter transfer window, and then to quickly adapt to a new team. But it was my choice and I don’t hide behind anything.
“I just work hard every day in training in order to be efficient as soon as possible, and reach our objectives, as we have an exciting end to the season coming up.”
Olivier Giroud is a France international who has scored 30 goals and is set to play at another World Cup.
The 31-year-old is unsure whether Russia 2018 will be his last appearance at a world cup event. he said,
“It is possible, but it’s not up to me whether this will be my last World Cup,” Giroud said.
“I’ve said this before but the France national team is something that means a lot to me, so as long as I’m fit and as long as I can perform on the pitch, I’ll be more than happy to come here again.
“That said, we’ll see how my body responds, but I am just 31 years old.”