Giroud have been relegated to backup role since his arrival to Chelsea from Arsenal in the January transfer window. It’s not completely unexpected given the fact the Frenchman is 31yrs old and lacks the pace to keep up with Chelsea’s wide players. The Player however, will be anticipating for more action following his exploits with the French National team.

The former Arsenal center forward found the back of the net for Les Bleus side against Netherland to overtake Zinedine Zidane in the all-time scoring charts.

The Hitman who have lifted 5 trophies at club level, is now fourth in the list with 32 goals.

At Chelsea, his yet to score despite featuring in three league games, though he has played second fiddle to Spaniard Alvaro Morata who according to Total Sportnekearns £140,000 a-week. The Spanish international despite favored in the center forward position in the current season by Maurizio Sarri have seen the back of the net just once, in the club’s 3-2 victory over Arsenal on match day 2.

Chelsea supporter monitoring the situation have taken their desires to the media screen. Most Chelsea supporters have beckoned on Maurizio to start the World cup winner when the club hosts Cardiff city on Saturday.

It will be interesting to see the tactical approach that Sarri will deploy on Saturday.