Former Chelsea player, Joe Cole, has named striker, Olivier Giroud, together of the foremost underrated players within the last five years within the Premier League.
Cole stated this while criticizing Timo Werner’s wayward finishing following Chelsea’s 2-1 Champions League convert Rennes on Tuesday night in France.
The former England star also wants Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, to form sure that Giroud stays at the club beyond the January transfer window.
“It was a true open moment and Werner, again… it had been an excellent header from Giroud, he’s got up but Werner, during this position, you’d like him to be a touch more clinical,” Cole told BT Sport.
“That is where the development will accompany his game. But this header from Giroud was amazing.
“It may be a big test for Frank now because Olivier Giroud, it’s special for him to play for France.
“He may be a World Cup winner, and his managers told him he must play in January. Frank knows what an excellent lad he’s and what an excellent servant he’s been to the club and the way much he produces when he’s called upon.
“It goes to be one among those situations come January when you’re like does one let him go, or do what’s right for the club.
“It may be a real tough decision Frank’s need to make because Giroud’s such an honest professional and more importantly, such an honest effective player for the club.
“I would like to see him stay because that won’t be the last time he bails Chelsea out off the bench.
“He is one among the foremost underrated players we’ve seen within the last five years within the Premier League.”