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Henry: Chelsea striker Giroud perfect for Deschamps system

World Cup winner Thierry Henry supports France coach Didier Deschamps' continued selection of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.

Giroud was again called up by Deschamps for their Euro qualifiers against Moldova and Albania.

Henry told Perform: "Knowing how Didier Deschamps likes to play, Olivier Giroud is exactly the type of profile he likes. He's a player who gives you what you do not see too much in Europe. Back to the goal, he knows how to play, he is smart, he sees the pass, he knows how to keep the ball, he moves to put his head in when it is necessary.

"Antoine Griezmann can turn around, Kylian Mbappé can go forward, but Giroud gives you this point of reference that makes all others enjoy what he brings."

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