According to report in the media, it has confirmed officially that former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will remain with Chelsea beyond this summer transfer window has he put to pen a new deal with the West Londoners.
The new contract will be the world cup winner now worth a whooping £13.50 million.
He has said when he was speaking with Chelsea officially website reporters. Giroud said as quoted by saying that:
“I am very happy to sign a new contract.
“I really wanted to stay at least one more year – I have felt a part of the team, the family, since the beginning and hopefully there will be more trophies to come.”
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia has also come out to the public to make some speech after Giroud put to pen a new contract at the Stamford Bridge. He said that:
“We are very pleased that Olivier will be a Chelsea player for another season.
He has not been anything short brilliant since he joined in the winner window of last season, helping the Blues win some crucial games and also been named as the highest goal scorer in the Europa League this season.
“Whether it is his unselfish link-up play or his 10 Europa League goals this season, he has been a crucial member of the squad and we hope he will be able to pick up a second Chelsea winners’ medal in Baku later this month to accompany last season’s FA Cup win.”
Following his impressing performance, Giroud has been called upon by the France national team along with his other team mates that won the World-cup alongside him.