Giroud left Arsenal for £18million as the Gunners signed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, having already lost his first-team place to compatriot Alexandre Lacazette. I needed a new challenge and Chelsea was the flawless club for me.
"He is one of the strongest players in the Premier League". I'm very proud and happy to be here.
Despite not being at his sound best, Eden Hazard unveiled one of his sumptuous, minimalistic displays that essentially led the Blues to victory last night, as they competed with West Bromwich Albion with their backs against the home support. 'I was looking forward to making my debut at Stamford Bridge so I feel very good. It's part of the game and as long as it's not on objective it's okay, I'm used to it and the doctor has done a good job'.
"We need to work on the relationship in training and then to do it in the game".
Two back-to-back defeats at the hands of Watford and AFC Bournemouth in the first week of February resulted in uncertainty around Conte's future at the club, despite the manager reiterating his desire to see through his contract.
"It's a new challenge and it's been special for me to leave Arsenal".
'It's easy for me because the two number 10s play closer [to me] than I've played in the past, and that's very important for our game'.
"I had five unbelievable years [at Arsenal], but now it's a new chapter of my career and I am focused 100 percent on the Blues to reach our targets".
The striker's link play demonstrated he already has a promising understanding with Hazard, and he said: "It's simple with Hazard because he smells the game, he smells the football".