OLIVIER GIROUD has rubbed additional salt within the wounds of Arsenal supporters by stating his objective within the Europa League ultimate was one of the best header of his profession.
The previous Gunners fan favorite opened the scoring for Chelsea in opposition to the North Londoners in the eventual 4-1 win in Baku on May 29, 2019.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud broke the impasse in opposition to Arsenal within the Europa League ultimate in 2019Credit score: Reuters
Chelsea chief Petr Cech failed to say silverware in his final sport in objectiveCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
His feedback may additionally not go down properly with Blues chief Petr Cech, who was between the sticks for Arsenal in what was his final look earlier than retiring.
Following the match he returned to Stamford Bridge to develop into the membership’s technical and efficiency advisor.
Giroud broke the impasse with diving header after latching onto the tip of Emerson Palmieri’s supply.
In an interview with Chelsea’s web site, Giroud spoke of his aerial attributes the place he was requested to touch upon one of the best headed objective he is scored technically.
He stated: “There are just a few! I favored that one in opposition to Liverpool (at Stamford Bridge in 2018) as a result of it was not simple.
“I favored the one within the Europa League ultimate.
“I like diving headers as a result of it means you include tempo and you’ve got the power of your physique.
“Petr can let you know I perhaps couldn’t have had a greater connection.
“I went 100 per cent for it and didn’t even suppose my pal Laurent Koscielny might put his foot and hit me.
“This was positively among the best.”
Giroud has been in high quality type for the Blues this season, regardless of enjoying second fiddle to Timo Werner in West London.
The World Cup winner has discovered the again of the online on seven events from 12 video games.
However together with his contract to run out subsequent summer season, he might be offered in January, with Inter Milan a possible destination.
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