Giroud opens up on Arsenal and Chelsea exits

Olivier Giroud has opened up on his exit from Premier League after playing for Arsenal and Chelsea for a combined period of nine-and-a-half years. The France international moved to AC Milan this summer after finding himself fall down the pecking order with the arrival of Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea. Giroud, who scored 39 goals inContinue reading “Giroud opens up on Arsenal and Chelsea exits”

Giroud agrees deal to join AC Milan

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is reported to have agreed a deal to join Italian giants AC Milan. The World Cup winner’s contract was set to expire last month, but Chelsea exercised the option to extend his contract for another year. Despite extending Giroud’s contract, Chelsea are willing to let the former Arsenal forward leave inContinue reading “Giroud agrees deal to join AC Milan”

Contract extensions for Giroud, Tuchel and Thiago Silva

Olivier Giroud and Thiago Silva have opted to extend their stay at Chelsea for another season, while Thomas Tuchel was rewarded a contract extension until 2024 after winning the Champions League. Despite being linked heavily to AC Milan, Giroud has extended his stay at Chelsea after winning the Champions League. However, goalkeeper Willy Caballero willContinue reading “Contract extensions for Giroud, Tuchel and Thiago Silva”

Spectacular Giroud goal helps Chelsea defeat Atletico Madrid

Chelsea extended their unbeaten run under Thomas Tuchel to 8 games as the Blues earned a vital 1-0 away win in their round of 16 first leg tie against Atletico Madrid. Tuchel’s men put in an impressive performance at Bucharest to shut out a stubborn Diego Simeone’s side by dominating possession and defending astutely. TheContinue reading “Spectacular Giroud goal helps Chelsea defeat Atletico Madrid”

Chelsea struggle to earn a point against Aston Villa

Aston Villa moved above Chelsea in the table with two games in hand after earning a well deserved point against the struggling Blues. Frank Lampard’s men dominated possession throughout the game, but couldn’t get past a resilient Villa side after taking the lead in first half. The result sees Chelsea take just four points fromContinue reading “Chelsea struggle to earn a point against Aston Villa”

Toothless Chelsea suffer successive defeats

Chelsea suffered their second successive defeat against Wolves and lost the opportunity to grip their hold on a top four spot. The Blues were guilty of giving away balls cheaply and not creating any clear-cut chances as Wolves scored the winner deep into stoppage time to hand Chelsea their third defeat of the season. HavingContinue reading “Toothless Chelsea suffer successive defeats”

Chelsea go top of the table after comeback win against Leeds

Chelsea continued their unbeaten run to comeback from an early first half goal and win against Leeds United to go top the table. In a game of two halves, Werner’s double miss didn’t prove costly as the Blues recorded their sixth win of the campaign with Christian Pulisic opening his account in the stoppage timeContinue reading “Chelsea go top of the table after comeback win against Leeds”

Olivier Giroud hits four as Chelsea clinch top spot

Olivier Giroud’s perfect hat-trick and a penalty against Sevilla helped Chelsea clinch top spot in Group E with a game to spare. Chelsea’s fringe players put on a show to thrash Seviila without breaking a sweat and extend their unbeaten run to 15 in all competitions. The win allows Lampard to rest his key playersContinue reading “Olivier Giroud hits four as Chelsea clinch top spot”

Olivier Giroud’s late goal helps Chelsea progress to round of 16 in Champions League

Chelsea booked their place in Champions League round of 16 after defeating Rennes 2-1, courtesy of a late Olivier Giroud goal. Frank Lampard’s men remain top of the their group with 10 points with trips to Seville and Krasnodar still remaining. The defeat leave Rennes to battle it out with Krasnodar for the Europa LeagueContinue reading “Olivier Giroud’s late goal helps Chelsea progress to round of 16 in Champions League”