Chelsea have virtually accomplished their preparations forward of Saturday's Premier League match in opposition to Crystal Palace.
The Blues go into the sport seeking to make it six league wins in a row, and cement a spot within the high 4 of the league.
Frank Lampard's males presently sit in fourth place, having picked up 23 factors from their opening 11 video games of the season, a win on Saturday will briefly put them into second place forward of Manchester Metropolis and Leicester Metropolis, with each groups enjoying later within the day and on Sunday.
Earlier than the sport at Stamford Bridge kicks off, Lampard and his backroom staff have been placing the gamers via their paces because the look to proceed their spectacular type.
On a video posted on social media by Chelsea, striker Olivier Giroud is proven practising his capturing expertise, with the clip exhibiting the Frenchman ending properly in opposition to goalkeeper Willy Caballero.
Giroud has discovered recreation time laborious to come back by beneath Lampard, having made simply 4 Premier League appearances up to now this season. The striker has fallen behind Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi within the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
Stories counsel that Chelsea could also be prepared to take heed to gives for Giroud through the January switch window, with the participant out of contract on the finish of the season.
However, upon seeing the video, Chelsea followers have known as on Lampard to offer the striker extra minutes on the pitch, with some suggesting that he ought to be given a begin in opposition to the Eagles.
Giroud has scored 19 targets in 69 appearances for Chelsea up to now, however might see his time at Stamford Bridge come to an finish sooner quite than later.