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Giroud ready to strike against Wednesday

27th January 2019, 14:53 by Tom Hill

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud says the FA Cup is still special to him and he is determined to fire the club to glory this year.

The Blues have played in the last two finals of the competition, winning last year's edition after beating Manchester United.

Chelsea have made 13 appearances in the final so far and Giroud is determined to add to that this year.

Maurizio Sarri's side will welcome Sheffield Wednesday to Stamford Bridge on Sunday and they remain the heavy favourites to progress into the fifth round.

Giroud will be confident of starting the game and punters can back him to score using their free bet.

The Frenchman has won the competition four times so far and he admits he cannot wait to try and lift the trophy once again.

He told the club's official website: "The FA Cup is always special for English teams.

"Cup games are different. You don’t have to think too much about the next game because it’s not a championship. If you lose, you’re out so that is the beauty of this competition. I have won four times, and I would love to win it again.

"We want to win something as soon as possible. We have the League Cup, the FA Cup will be a target, and the Europa League as well will be a big target for us."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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