Many Crystal Palace fans do not appear to be particularly excited at the idea of signing Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud.
According to the Sun, Palace are ‘weighing up’ an ‘ambitious swoop’ for Giroud after the Frenchman has had a lack of game time at Stamford Bridge.
The attacker has featured just three times in the Premier League this season and will want to be playing first-team football if he is to continue playing for Didier Deschamps’ France.
Despite the World Cup winner being France’s third-highest all-time goalscorer, many Palace fans do not appear to want the 33-year-old and would prefer his Chelsea counterpart Michy Batshuayi, 26.
Giroud has immense Premier League experience. The player has 223 Premier League caps under his belt with 78 goals scored and 32 assists created (Transfermarkt); Batshuayi, on the other hand, has played just 48 games and scored 13 goals.
As you can see from the responses below, many Palace fans would rather either have Batshuayi – who did have a successful loan spell at the club last campaign – or just someone else altogether.
Here are some of the replies.
Not a goal scorer. Next
— Ethan (@Ayew_SZN) October 21, 2019
— Djamelio (@Djamel__1997) October 21, 2019
— CPFChxrry (@chxpmxn44) October 21, 2019
Would prefer Michy, but an upgrade to Benteke.
— Diyar Kurnaz (@diyar_kurnaz) October 21, 2019
Wrong Chelsea striker but we move
— ً (@cpfcjacob) October 21, 2019
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The new Benteke, but older.
— Nuñez (@DavidNF97) October 21, 2019