Chelsea Manager Frank Lampard, ruled out Olivier Giroud leaving Chelsea this January and says the Blues won’t be making any signings.
Giroud has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, and was linked with a move away this transfer window, with Serie A giants Lazio and Inter Milan both interested.
Tottenham emerged as shock suitors on deadline day, with Spurs boss Jose Mourinho keen to strengthen his front line following the injury to England international Harry Kane.
But Lampard has categorically ruled out the Frenchman leaving Chelsea, adding that no new faces will be coming through the door either.
Lampard said: “We all know there has been interest, I’ve sat here at every press conference and said that. If it’s right for Olivier, for myself and the club and he’s been impeccable in that period
“I’ve got huge respect for him as a player. The answer again is no, as in will he leave? No. He trained today. No ins and no outs”.
Chelsea are currently fourth in the Premier League, but a staggering 30 points behind champions elect Liverpool.