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Chelsea forward rues missed chances since joining the club

Oliver Giroud regrets not capitalising more on goalscoring opportunities in his first two months at Chelsea, L’Equipe reports.

Giroud, who moved from Arsenal to the Blues in an £18m during a hectic January transfer deadline day, has had a bit part role in Antonio Conte’s side.

This may have affected the Frenchman’s belief that he can sustain a solid run of form. As quoted by L’Equipe (via Goal), Giroud criticised his start to life at Chelsea.

“I should have had more goals. I’m very attached to statistics and I remain stuck at one goal and three assists in five starts. It’s clear that’s not enough.”

Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud joined Chelsea for £18m on an 18-month contract.

The 31-year-old is currently on international duty with France in their upcoming frendlies against Colombia and Russia respectively.

Giroud’s hunger to score more goals may prove to be decisive in securing a place in Didier Deschamps’ squad at the World Cup this June.

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