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Tony Cascarino would ‘completely’ signal ‘underrated’ Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud for Liverpool to ‘do the Roberto Firmino position’ subsequent season


Tony Cascarino would take Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud at Liverpool, insisting the veteran ahead may ‘do the Roberto Firmino position’ at Anfield subsequent season.

The 34-year-old, who has scored 11 objectives this season, is out of contract at Chelsea in the summertime.

Giroud has scored 144 goals for Arsenal and Chelsea

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Giroud has scored 144 objectives for Arsenal and Chelsea

Following his objective in Tuesday’s 1-Zero win over Atletico Madrid within the Champions League last-16, former Blues striker Cascarino claimed the France World Cup winner is without doubt one of the most underrated gamers in soccer.

“I’d say he’s the perfect on the planet of essentially the most underrated gamers,” stated Casc on the talkSPORT Breakfast.

“There are a very good few which might be underrated and he’s on the high of the checklist.

“I used to be fortunate sufficient to see Olivier as a younger man when he was at Montpellier after they received the [Ligue 1] title, and he performed a giant half in that earlier than he joined Arsenal.

“You possibly can at all times see there was one thing a bit bit completely different as a result of he’s not a conventional centre-forward, but he leads the road brilliantly.

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“However he’ll do issues {that a} No.10 can do. That objective [against Atletico] is a No.10 objective, it’s a Roberto Baggio kind of objective. I’ve seen Giroud do this 4 or 5 instances in his profession.”

Giroud may depart Chelsea when his contract expires on the finish of the season seeking common first-team soccer having struggled to get in forward of Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham in west London.

Requested if he would signal him on a free switch for Liverpool this summer time, Cascarino replied: “Completely.

“I believe there are only a few gamers that may do the Roberto Firmino position.

“Look, at 35 years outdated, he’d do an awesome job.

Cascarino believes Giroud could emulate Roberto Firmino’s role at Anfield

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Cascarino believes Giroud may emulate Roberto Firmino’s position at Anfield

“I nonetheless suppose there’s a yr or two left in him. He doesn’t depend on tempo. He jogs my memory a bit little bit of Teddy Sheringham at instances.

“I do know Teddy performed a barely completely different position, however he’s obtained that in him the place he can play that No.10 or No.9 position.”





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