08 Apr Chelsea transfer information: Olivier Giroud will remain at Stamford Bridge, states Maurizio Sarri
The Blues striker was connected heavily with a return to his home state, but his supervisor denies he will depart
Maurizio Sarri states Chelsea will trigger a clause to prolong Olivier Giroud’s contract for one more year to maintain the France worldwide at the club next year.
Giroud has talked about his discontent over a scarcity of match time, and he’s been linked with a return to Ligue 1 to 2 Lyon and Marseille.
But, Sarri was fairly apparent he will continue to keep the 31-year-old for a different season, as his remarkable run of six goals in five starts for club and country finds him making an impact in the close of the season.
The France international scored because he eventually started his first league match of 2019 against Brighton, and will aspire to get more begins, as Sarri indicates his intent to maintain his frontman.
“Yes, naturally. I understand the club have a choice for one more season, so that I believe he will stay,” Sarri informed reporters. “I presume so [that he wants to stay].”
Rumours stay emphasise that Roman Abramovich is losing interest in Chelsea which is may cause the sale of this club.
But, this continues to be denied by the team on several events and most recently through the chairman Bruce Buck, who states the owner stays in regular contact about what is occurring at Stamford Bridge.
The Chelsea proprietor has just attended one Sarri match that was the pre-season game in Nice from Internazionale. His lack of looks at his team come following his application to get a UK visa has been postponed, as tensions rise between the British authorities and Russia over problems beyond football.
The billionaire has since pulled his visa and declared a freeze on redeveloping Stamford Bridge, however, Sarri disclosed that Abramovich talks straight to his helper Gianfranco Zola to apply his or her influence.
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“More Zola than me,” Sarri stated before describing why. “Since Zola speaks English better than me, needless to say. He has some issues today, but he’s concerned with the team, together with all the team.
“Obviously. He’s the proprietor, so he can help determine the technical team, the team, the players, everything I believe. Additionally in Naples, the president Aurelio [De Laurentiis] was not at the training ground daily. He had been at the practice floor once per month, no longer. So it is virtually identical.”
Chelsea face West Ham on Monday from the Premier League, as they want to secure a spot in next year’s Champions League.