Saluting France & Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud

The first time Olivier Giroud really grabbed my attention was during the 2011-12 season. The striker was the key man in helping Montpellier HSC secure their first and only Ligue 1 title. La Paillade held off high spending PSG that year, with Olivier scoring twenty-one goals and creating nine assists. During the summer of 2012, […]

Chelsea Old Guard Helped Them To Top Four & Could Be Vital In FA Cup Bid

Chelsea managed to reach their Premier League target for this season and gain a place in next season’s Champions League. This weekend The Blues could secure the FA Cup if they triumph over London rivals Arsenal at Wembley. Now for much of this season Blues boss Frank Lampard has been applauded for giving youth a […]

Could Genoa Hitman Krzysztof Piatek Solve Chelsea’s Goalscoring Issues?

No Eastern European striker has had such an immediate impact in Serie A as Krzysztof Piatek, well not since the days of Andriy Shevchenko. No other player in Europe’s top five leagues has scored more than Piatek’s nine strikes in eight Italian top flight outings. The hitman also grabbed four goals in Genoa’s Coppa Italia […]

Should Chelsea Go In Again For Roma Hitman Edin Dzeko?

Last January, Chelsea were heavily linked with AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko. In the end the Blues couldn’t get a deal over the line for the Bosnian international and instead they brought in French World Cup winner Olivier Giroud. Almost a year on from the aborted transfer, should Chelsea resurrect the deal to bring Dzeko […]

Olivier Giroud Should Be Chelsea’s Main Striker!

Chelsea continued their impressive winning start to their Premier League campaign as they made it five wins in their first five games with a 4-1 home win over newcomers Cardiff City. Belgian maestro Eden Hazard was once again the darling of Stamford Bridge as he banged in a wonderful hat-trick. French World Cup winner Olivier […]

Should Liverpool Look At Bringing In Olivier Giroud?

For those that criticised France international¬†Olivier Giroud during this summer’s World Cup, I’m pretty sure he got the last laugh when he picked up his winner’s medal in Moscow. In fairness, I think the experienced French striker had a fine tournament. I know he didn’t score but there’s more to Giroud’s game than just getting […]