David Beckham’s Inter Miami considering January move for Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud has emerged as a January target for David Beckham’s Inter Miami.
The MLS outfit have struggled in the first season and are keen to bring in more big-name players.
World Cup-winning Frenchman Giroud fits the bill and could be paired in attack with his former Chelsea team-mate, Gonzalo Higuain.
Giroud has managed just six appearances in all competitions this season, scoring once, and played only 33 minutes in total in three Premier League appearances.
He knows he needs game time with the Euros at the end of the campaign and will look to move on in the new year if things don’t improve for him under Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge.
Speaking at the end of last week, Giroud’s agent, Michael Manuello, confirmed his client’s frustration and branded the treatment of him at Chelsea as ‘unfair’.
He said: "Effectively, since the start of September, things have changed but what has not changed is his capacity to play matches for France, contrary to what was said by certain others.
“There have been €150million (£132m) worth of players bought.
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“But at the same time you’d be blind not to see that Frank Lampard has decided to put Tammy Abraham ahead of him.
“It is not frankly fair when you look at what Olivier did at the end of the season. But he (Lampard) has the right, it is his choice.
“So effectively if things continue like this, in December we will find ourselves where we were in December 2019.
“Things have happened in the last five months. We cannot just look at the last two months and be forgetful about the three years that came before it.
“But we have to be honest and if this continues, we will have to, first and foremost for him, experience other emotions.”
Giroud, 34, has scored five goals in eight games for France this season, including two against Sweden last Tuesday.
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