Cape Town - Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud would be open to a
move across London to Tottenham, which could clear the way for Edinson Cavani
to sign for the Blues.
There are just two days remaining of the transfer window and
they are gearing up to be two busy ones with the futures of a number of players
throughout Europe up in the air.
Giroud is one such player.
The France World Cup winner has
been restricted to a bit-part role at Stamford Bridge this term, and Blues boss
Frank Lampard would be willing to let him leave before the end of the transfer
Chelsea want to recruit a replacement before allowing Giroud
to leave, however, and a possible switch to Inter Milan now appears off the
But Giroud has now been linked with a surprise move to
Spurs, with the 33-year-old is understood to be open to that possibility and he
could make another surprise move across London, having joined Chelsea from
Chelsea have been working hard to bring in a new striker
this month, with Tammy Abraham sidelined with an ankle injury, and they will
continue to plug away until the window closes.
Lampard refused to dampen down links to Paris
Saint-Germain's Cavani after the Uruguay striker handed in an official transfer
Atletico Madrid have so far been unable to agree on a deal
with PSG for a permanent transfer for Cavani, while Chelsea struggle to
complete a loan move for the Uruguayan.
However, there is still time to get it done and Chelsea will
be happy to let Giroud move on if they can land Cavani first.
Giroud spent six years at Arsenal before switching to
Chelsea in 2018 and found the net as the Blues thrashed the Gunners 4-1 to lift
the Europa League title in May 2019.
- TeamTalk Media