Reading Player Mocks Chelsea Striker Olivier Giroud

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Reading midfielder Josh Barrett has poked fun at Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.

Chelsea beat Reading 4-3 on Sunday at the Madejski Stadium but Giroud had a quiet first half before he was substituted at halftime.

After the game between Chelsea and Reading, Barrett asked Reading defender Tom McIntyre if he had let Giroud out of his pocket.

Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has revealed the areas Chelsea must improve on after the 4-3 win over Reading.

Lampard told Chelsea TV: “Typically with preseason, there are things that are good and things we can improve. I was pleased with the good stuff. I suppose it’s not bad to throw up things in pre-season, things to address in training and the two very tough games coming up this week. [Red Bulls on Wednesday and Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday]

“It was good opposition for us, to get more minutes in the legs for the players, who have been working hard. I’ve been very happy with pre-season and their work as a whole.

“Now the clock starts to tick [on the season], so it’s very important we address things that I didn’t like today: conceding from a set-piece, conceding sloppy goals when we turn over the ball, that we need to tighten up on for sure.

“Lots of signs that we can play, that we can create, but now we have to be more clinical around the box because that’s what’s going to win us games.”

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