Giroud says he will try to be at the highest level as long as his body allows and has the energy

2022-10-06 12:29

Giroud says he will try to be at the highest level as long as his body allows and has the energy

Milan striker Giroud told L'Equipe that he was close to joining Inter when he was at Chelsea.


Olivier Giroud said he remembered his time under Lampard was limited and very difficult. He came very close to joining Inter in January 2020, but eventually fell through and Lampard decided to give him a chance, scoring eight goals in his last 10 league games . They qualified for the Champions League and eventually won the Champions League.


Regarding his fitness and Milan's journey this season, Giroud said that as long as his body allows, as long as he has the fitness, he will try to reach the highest level, and he always has this kind of motivation. Giroud's contract expires at the end of the season, but he hasn't set a limit for himself. "Two years ago I said another two years and I'm still fine."


As for Milan 's good start to the season, Giroud said he was in good shape after returning from the holiday, "Last season we were very competitive with Inter Milan for the title, and finally we won the title, we need to be prepared, because this season's title defense tour will be It was difficult. We started well in the league, I scored four goals in eight Serie A games and one in the Champions League ."


Regarding not being called up by the French team last season, Giroud said that he and Milan had experienced a difficult title fight together, and he made up for the regret of not being called up by the French team by taking a long rest and spending time with his family.


"Milan will play a game every three days and the schedule is very dense. I can't give a specific possibility of participating in the World Cup, but I will show myself, I will try my best, but I only think about Milan now. "


Giroud also expressed that he is like a veteran who can still contribute and hopes to share his experience with young people, which is exactly what he did in Milan.