Andrea Pirlo urges Juventus to sign Chelsea star in January
Andrea Pirlo has advised Juventus to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud in the January transfer window.
At the start of this season, the 34-year-old was considering his future at Stamford Bridge having actually struggled to secure a regular function ahead of Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham in Chelsea’s attack.
Giroud struck type at the end of November and has actually scored 8 goals in his last nine appearances for Frank Lampard’s side.
Lampard is keen to keep Giroud at Chelsea, however the striker has actually currently been warned by France manager Didier Deschamps that he will need regular playing time ahead of his country’s European Championship campaign next summer season.
And Pirlo admits he would be eager for Giroud to join Juve to assist his side’s challenge in Serie A and the Champions League.
When inquired about a prospective move for Giroud, Pirlo told DAZN: ‘He ‘d be helpful.
‘ We already talked about with the club what we desire to do and if there are any opportunities.
‘ Possibly a striker who can rotate with our strikers.’
Giroud, nevertheless, insists he anticipates to stay with Chelsea for the remainder of the season.
‘ The rest of my short-term career, I see it at Chelsea,’ Giroud informed Dauphine Libere.
‘ Now we understand that things are going extremely quickly in football, for the excellent and the bad. I wish to keep a cool head and focus on the pitch.
‘ I’m coming to the end of my agreement at Chelsea next June, despite the fact that we still have one year with choices.
‘ We will do the accounts at the end of the year.
‘ Once again, I have the aspiration to win something with Chelsea this season since I have high hopes due to the fact that of the quality of our group.’