Thomas Tuchel makes urgent and stunning statement on Giroud's future at Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel makes urgent and stunning statement on Giroud's future at Chelsea

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM
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- Olivier Giroud is having few months left on his contract at Chelsea

- The Blues' manager Thomas Tuchel explained that it is not yet time for talks

- Chelsea are currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League table

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Chelsea gaffer Thomas Tuchel has explained that the Stamford Bridge landlords have not made any decision on the future of French striker Olivier Giroud who is approaching the last months of his contract at the London side.

So far this season in the Premier League, Olivier Giroud has scored 10 goals for Chelsea and the Frenchman is wanted by many clubs in Europe.

Since becoming the coach of the Blues, Thomas Tuchel been able to get some impressive result with the Premier League giants.

According to the report on Mirror, Thomas Tuchel explained that Chelsea are not ready for now to talk on players contract.

"No decisions made, because it’s too soon to make these decisions, too soon in the season, and I don’t have enough time to make these decisions because I just started three weeks ago.
"We need more time to get to know the group better and better and everybody deserves more time to show their value for the group. What I can say is that, until now, I am super happy that he is here.
''Giroud is one of the top strikers in the box, he’s physically strong, he has an incredible first touch when he takes balls directly. He is very, very strong on that. He is very strong on headers.''
Thomas Tuchel makes urgent and stunning statement on Giroud's future at Chelsea
Olivier Giroud in action for Premier League club Chelsea. Photo by David Ramos
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Earlier, had reported how Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel expressed his admiration for Mateo Kovacic's commitment to the club.

The German-born tactician took over at Stamford Bridge last month after the sack of Frank Lampard and he has been able to turn their fortunes around.

Tuchel has guided the Blues to five wins and just one draw - conceding one goal since his arrival late last month while they have now moved to fourth on the table with 42 points.

Kovacic was impressive for the London club during their 2-0 win over Newcastle United on home turf and the former PSG boss didn't mince words when he showered encomium on the Croat.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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