Thomas Tuchel has praised each Olivier Giroud and Edinson Cavani for preserving themselves in tip-top situation regardless of being effectively into the tail-end of their careers.
Giroud and Cavani, each 34, have proved themselves to be key members of each Premier League sides this time period, with the previous scoring a crucially vital away objective for the Blues in opposition to Atletico Madrid earlier this week.
Giroud grabbed the one objective of the sport of their 1-Zero win within the Champions League whereas Cavani, who Tuchel labored with at Paris Saint-Germain, has struck seven occasions for the Purple Devils this season.
And Tuchel was filled with reward for the 2 elder statesmen as they put together to go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge this Sunday.
“Have a look at them once they change shirts, they’re completely match,” Tuchel mentioned. “Their health is essential. Oli has zero physique fats, similar as Edi.
“Edi is a participant like Oli, who as a quantity 9, is at all times involved concerning the group, will undergo for the group, at all times able to sacrifice, at all times able to do runs to open areas.
“That is the attribute of them each.
“Then within the field, they’re each glorious finishers, they’re skilled, they don’t get nervous and so they each have composure, so they’re each high-quality strikers. High quality quantity nines and for me their health and self self-discipline is essential to their success.”
The Chelsea boss was not giving something away on whether or not Giroud would retain his beginning place for this weekend, however he’ll nonetheless be with out Thiago Silva who’s but to return from a thigh harm.