Chelsea forward, Olivier Giroud has revealed reasons why he extended his contract with Chelsea Football Club.
The 33-year-old striker will be with the Blues till the end of 2020-2021 season after putting pen to paper for a year extension of his deal.
The Frenchman said that coronavirus is part of the reasons for the extension. He said he does not want to move his family to another country at the moment, noting that they have a great life in Chelsea at present.
Giroud also explained that he extended his contract at Chelsea as a way of repaying the manager, Frank Lampard, for the faith that he has in him.
He revealed that he likes being at Chelsea and wants to keep winning laurels with the team.
“I simply seized my opportunity, and I repaid the faith that the manager, Frank Lampard, had shown in me,” Giroud told Chelsea’s website on Monday night.
“That is why the club ultimately offered me the chance to continue my time at Chelsea, and I accepted because I like it here.
“I want to keep winning trophies, and I want to continue to show Lampard that he can count on me.
“Plus, with the whole coronavirus lockdown situation, I did not feel comfortable with the idea of moving abroad and uprooting my family.
“I think a lot about our quality of life and we have a great setup here.
“I think a lot about my family now.”