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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is preparing to hold talks with striker Olivier Giroud more than his future at the club, according to reports.

The 33-year-old has observed his probabilities restricted beneath the Blues legend due to the kind of Tammy Abraham.

Giroud has played just 191 minutes of football this season and hasn’t featured in the Premier League considering that August.

The Frenchman will have his eye on securing additional game time to assure his spot in his country’s squad for Euro 2020.

And the Independent report that Lampard is keen to preserve the ex-Arsenal hitman but that he will speak with him about his circumstance.

Lampard desires talks with Giroud more than the striker’s future.

“I had a excellent chat with Oli prior to he went away and I normally respect all the players, but especially the players of that age of low thirties,” mentioned Lampard.

“I really like his professionalism. He was bang on when he spoke to me and with his quotes when he was away with France.

“He shouldn’t be satisfied and accept not playing. That is what excellent players do. I consider, as I mentioned to Oli, he will get his games and be a significant influence for us.

“At the moment, simply because of how Tammy is playing, there hasn’t been the minutes, so I would happily sit down with Oli in January. But that is a extended way away. I want him right here.”

Giroud has scored 19 ambitions and won each the FA Cup and Europa League considering that joining from Arsenal in January 2018.

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