Giroud explains why he should be the main striker

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Just recently, Chelsea star Christian Pulisic admitted that Olivier Giroud was the most lethal striker in the Chelsea team.

The World Cup winner has proven time and again how he can be a useful player to the squad, not only when he starts but also when he comes off the bench.

With nine goals already in all competitions this season, Giroud also has a record of a goal every 63 minutes this season, and the 34-year-old has revealed some of the secrets that make him one of the best strikers in the world.

He told Sky Sports: “It is something you have or you don’t. A striker can sniff things.

“I am not going to tell you everything because it will be easy to read me. But it is not all about instinct, it is a skill that he has learned.

“Being in the right place at the right time is an easy line, but it all comes down to hard work. As a striker, if you want to get free from the defender, you have to make a first run and then after that another run.

“You feint to go to the far post but end up going to the first post. It is all about that movement to get free from your defender to receive the ball.

“It is not random. There is nothing random when you score goals. Never. It cannot be that you are just lucky.

“You are relentless and resilient. You always keep believing. That is one of the main qualities of a striker. You never stop and you always believe that you are going to score even if you miss the first one or the second one.”

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