Olivier Giroud signs one-year extension at Chelsea

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The Premier League club Chelsea have renewed contract with striker Olivier Giroud by one year until 2020 on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old French footballer came to Chelsea in 2018. He has scored 17 goals in 62 appearances since he joined the Blues. Additionally, Giroud has played a huge part in Chelsea run to the Europa League final and is the joint top scorer in this season's competition with 10 goals.

"I really wanted to stay at least one more year," Giroud added. "I have felt a part of the team, the family, since the beginning and hopefully there will be more trophies to come."

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said, "We are very pleased that Olivier will be a Chelsea player for another season."

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