Watford vs Chelsea: Lampard disclose reason he is not playing Giroud

Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard, has told Olivier Giroud that club comes before country after the striker was left out of the squad for their Carabao Cup loses to Manchester United on Wednesday.

Giroud has made only two starts this season and France coach, Didier Deschamps, has plead for him to be given more game time.

Yet, when Lampard rotated his team in midweek, it was Michy Batshuayi who replaced top scorer, Tammy Abraham.

“It is difficult for me and it is difficult for them – we both have our jobs so it doesn’t feature in my thinking. I have care for all the players. I have to pick the squad as I see it for the best of Chelsea as they do for their countries.

“I have got three strikers to pick from and I have to make the choices. Again I can’t complain about any of their attitudes.Things will look different and that is where you need professionalism. Between those three I have had it from all of them,” Lampard reported as stated by the UK Mirror.

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