Extended officially for a season by Chelsea on may 20, Olivier Giroud is back on this new lease in an interview in the Timesto be published Saturday. “You can’t forget about the situation, obviously, but when the club wanted to give me an extra year because I showed a strong character in coming back into the team in February, I felt that my journey to Chelsea was not completed. I would have been very sad if I had left the club in January. I believe in myself. I believe that my destiny was to stay at Chelsea for a few more months and now for another year. I feel very happy to continue the adventure in Chelsea “said the attacking French international.
In cruel lack of playing time and worried about his place in the France team during the first part of season 2019-2020, the champion of the world (33 years old) has reversed the trend in the beginning of the year, in scoring (2 goals) and mark. He moves to Chelsea from 2018.