Chelsea are set to offer a one year contract to Olivier Giroud after constant persuasion from Maurizio Sarri according to the Guardian.

Maurizio Sarri When asked if he would like Giroud to stay at Stamford Bridge next season, The Italian said:

“Yes, of course. I know the club have an option for another season, so I think he will remain.”

The French world cup winner himself has said that he would “prefer to be at a big club rather than playing every week in a less prestigious team”.

Giroud, who signed for Chelsea last season is the top scorer in Europa League with nine goals has found it difficult to find playing time in the Premier League scoring only one league goal since the turn of the year.