Olivier Giroud simply LOVES scoring in Europe.
The truth is, the Chelsea ace is blowing his Stamford Bridge competitors out the water with regards to netting in UEFA competitions.
He scored FOUR targets on Wednesday evening when handed a uncommon begin for the Champions League journey to Sevilla, having scored a late, late winner within the Blues’ prior European conflict in opposition to Rennes.
And his 4 strikes in Spain took Giroud to a outstanding 17 targets in UEFA competitions since he signed for Chelsea from Arsenal in January 2018.
11 of these targets got here within the 2018/19 season when Chelsea received the Europa League, with Giroud taking part in 14 instances because the west Londoners beat his former membership Arsenal within the closing.
He added his 12th objective within the Tremendous Cup defeat by Liverpool final season, and the 5 Champions League targets netted this time period take his European tally for the Blues to 17.
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Remarkably, Giroud has greater than DOUBLE the quantity of European targets than his nearest rival in Chelsea’s ranks since his arrival at Stamford Bridge.
Callum Hudson-Odoi sits second behind Giroud on six targets, with Pedro and Willian – two forwards who now not play for Chelsea – rating behind with 5 European targets since January 2018.
Giroud could not play a lot anymore, however he simply can’t cease scoring when he does get on the pitch.