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'I am a Chelsea player and I feel good here': Olivier Giroud admits he was 'surprised' by 'Juventus rumour' and insists he will stay on at Stamford Bridge Olivier Giroud insists he is staying at Chelsea despite being linked with Juventus Juve want to sign an experienced goalscorer after releasing Gonzalo Higuain Luis Suarez, Edin Dzeko and Moise Kean also feature on Andrea Pirlo's shortlist But Giroud remains determined to fight for his Chelsea place with Timo Werner

By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline

Published: 19:43 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 19:43 BST, 11 September 2020

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Olivier Giroud has revealed that he was surprised to be linked with Juventus and insists that he will stay at Chelsea.

Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo is looking to bolster his attacking options, with Gonzalo Higuain having been allowed to depart.  

It was reported that Giroud is a target for Juventus, but the 33-year-old said that such claims are 'far from the truth'.

Juventus are interested in signing Oliver Giroud, but the forward plans to stay at Chelsea

Juventus are interested in signing Oliver Giroud, but the forward plans to stay at Chelsea

Giroud told

was surprised to receive messages from mates talking about the Juventus rumour. It is far from the truth. I am a Chelsea player & I feel good here. I did not have a great end of season just to leave without a bit of faith.”  

Reports claimed that the Serie A champions had turned their attention to Giroud after struggling to reach an agreement for Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Roma's Edin Dzeko, but

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