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Giroud 'pumped up' for Chelsea return

Olivier Giroud says he will return to Chelsea "pumped up" after starring for France this week.

The 33-year-old striker scored in both of France's matches against Iceland and Turkey.

With a fight on his hands for playing time at Stamford Bridge, Giroud is determined to continue his stellar international form.

He said: "[Lampard] will almost certainly watch the matches. In any case, I am going back to Chelsea pumped up.

"For different reasons, I have played little since the last national team break. Of course it feels good to make the difference."

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