OGC NICE boss Patrick Vieira has given the inexperienced mild for the membership to signal Olivier Giroud this summer season.
The Frenchman was braced for the exit door till Maurizio Sarri confirmed plans to train a clause in his contract and set off a one-year contract extension.
Giroud, 32, has been pissed off with an absence of sport time having made simply seven Premier League begins.
Good, sitting seventh in Ligue 1, need to take benefit and lure him to France to see out the ultimate few years of his profession.
Former Arsenal participant Giles Grimandi and Good’s technical director, has confirmed the membership have held talks to land him this summer season.
Talking to Canal Soccer, he stated: “If Olivier Giroud decides to come back that’s as a result of he likes the mission at OGC Good. If Olivier shouldn’t be joyful at Chelsea, if he needs to play, we are going to take all the weather under consideration.
“I’ve spoken with Patrick [Vieira] about Olivier Giroud, however now we have not spoken with Olivier Giroud.”
Grimandi and Giroud know one another properly after the previous helped safe his swap from Montpellier to Arsenal in 2012.
He added: “Olivier I do know him very properly. Very properly as a result of I used to be concerned in his switch from Montpellier to Arsenal. Olivier will select his vacation spot.
“For the second I’ve not spoken to him. If Olivier Giroud decides to come back to OGC Good it’s as a result of he is aware of the signifies that now we have.”
The striker has been essential to Chelsea’s Europa League marketing campaign having scored on ten events.
He has shared his frustrations over his lack of minutes on the sphere and demanded he grow to be first alternative if the membership need him to remain.
Giroud stated: “Belief me, I’m very pissed off when I’m not on the pitch however I don’t need to present it.
“I’m not joyful to play second alternative in order that’s why I’ve stated subsequent yr I might want to have a extra necessary position.
“I need to be the primary alternative. They need to discuss to me earlier than the tip of the season.”