AC Milan will host Spanish club Atletico Madrid in one of the UEFA Champions League matchday two matches that promise to be interesting. Both sides will be seeking their first UCL win this season after failing to secure maximum points in their last fixtures. Stefano Pioli's side lost 3-2 to old rivals Liverpool in the opening matchweek, while Atletico failed to fire in a goalless draw with Porto.
Giroud explains why it was difficult for him to leave Chelsea and what he told Tuchel before leaving
Photo Credit: Getty images Olivier Giroud, a former Chelsea striker, has admitted that leaving Chelsea for AC Milan was difficult for him since he enjoys playing in the Premier League. Photo Credit: Getty images Giroud also claimed that he informed Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel that it was difficult to remain at Chelsea without playing time.
Chelsea sold Olivier Giroud to Italian club AC Milan this season and I think the blues made a big mistake in letting the Frenchman leave. Olivier Giroud was Chelsea's top goal scorer last season in the Champions league as he performed brilliantly for Thomas Tuchel's men. Even when Frank Lampard was still in charge Giroud still showed how good he was by scoring four goals against Spanish club Sevilla in the Champions league group stage.
Last season was always going to be Olivier Giroud's last at Chelsea, and it turned out to be true. Even an unexpected contract extension couldn't prevent the 34-year-old striker from joining AC Milan, albeit for a symbolic transfer fee rather than a free move. Despite the contract, Giroud had already made up his mind to depart for a while, as he disclosed in a weekend interview with Telefoot.
Over the years, we have seen several football star players who have scored more than three goals (a hat-trick) in a single league game. But seen a player score such goals in a single Uefa Champions league match is rare. The article states eight active professional football stars have netted more than four goals in a single UCL game since the inception of the competition.
The world champion forward left Stamford Bridge for San Siro in the summer, and his nine-year career in English football also came to an end. Olivier Giroud said his decision to leave Chelsea for AC Milan was an "obvious choice" and the French forward admitted that life at Stamford Bridge was "too difficult".
Former Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud is currently trending on Twitter following a worst stat thread between him and other football stars like Sergio Ramos, Harry Kane, and Jorginho. Fans were made to decide the worst stats among the four players which are: 1. Sergio Ramos receiving 22 yellow cards in a season
Some brilliant football players have played for France. The last title that France lifted was the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia in the final. They are also among the favourite to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup. France have some of the most valuable players in their squad including Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba, Ngolo Kante and Raphael Varane.
Action continues in the UEFA Champions League tonight with a total of eight fixtures taking place in different european venues later this evening. Following the Tuesday night games, teams in group A, B, C, and D will play the opening matches of their European campaigns tonight.
Ac Milan continue to impress in this season Italian Serie A campaign after an impressive performance against Lazio on Sunday night football. Another comfortable 2:0 victory for the Italian giants who now have 3 consecutive victories in this season Serie A campaign. Ac Milan were without the service of their new striker Olivier Giroud after reports have it that the French international tested Negative to COVID 19.
France have one of the best squad in the world. Star players including Paul Pogba, Ngolo Kante, Kurt Zouma, Raphael Varane, Hugo Lloris, Benjamin Pavard, Rabiot, Olivier Giroud, Karim Benzema and Antonie Greizmann are among the best players in france. Even though France have some of the best players in their squad, they failed to win the Euro 2020.
Chelsea Football Club manager, Thomas Tuchel has revealed that he does not have full authority to decide the player that will stay or the player that will be leaving for the season. But the German manager disclosed that every player that left the club, did that after an agreement was reached with the player.
Chelsea Football Club is known for doing business with top Premier League clubs, in terms of signing and selling players. The blues have signed some players from top EPL clubs who performed excellently for the club and some others that flopped massively as they didn't live to expectations.
Chelsea Football Club were among the clubs that had a busy schedule during the summer winter transfer period. Some players were shown the exit door, some were shipped out on loan in order to recuperate their best Form, while new players were recruited as well. The likes of Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud were dimmed surplus in the required plan of Chelsea's Football Club manager, Thomas and had to be sold out to make way for new recruits.
In Serie A, AC Milan will face Lazio in a top-of-the-table showdown this weekend, as the league enters its third round. Both teams had two victories in their first two matches, but Lazio leads due to a better goal difference. Milan has scored five goals in their first two games, including a 4-1 victory over Cagliari.
We have some top footballers that we never knew were born in September and we are going to list some of this top footballers who were actually born in September. Some of the top footballers that were born in the month of September are; 1: Christian Pulisic(September 18, 1998): The 23 year old is a Chelsea player.
Football fans have gotten their wish as club football is finally back after the two weeks of international break. Serie-A games are back this weekend and there are certain players that have something to prove this season. Serie-A has witnessed a drastic change this season with a lot of talented players transfered in while talented players have also moved out of the league.
Chelsea football club had a very busy schedule during the transfer window as some players were recruited while some were shipped out of the club. Olivier Giroud and Tammy Abraham were both sold to Seria A clubs AC Milan and AS Roma respectively, where both ex Chelsea strikers are getting regular game time and improving too.
AC Milan will play Liverpool FC in the UEFA Champions League tonight at Anfield, and the Reds have been handed a blow with the injury to veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Stefano Pioli said in a press conference yesterday : “Zlatan has an irritation. He tried it this morning, but it's pointless to take risks at this time of year.
Many great football players have played for France, and France still has some of the biggest names in football in their squad. Talking about the likes of Kylian Mbappé, Paul Pogba, Ngolo Kante, Raphael Varane etc. But one person who seems to be underrated is Oliver Giroud.