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Lyon coach Garcia: I've twice tried to sign Chelsea striker Giroud

Lyon coach Rudi Garcia admits he's tried to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.

OL president Jean-Michel Aulas pushed hard to sign Giroud earlier this year before the Frenchman committed to a new one-year contract.

Garcia admits he's twice tried to sign Giroud in recent times, though concedes the prospect of third time lucky is unlikely.

He recalled, "I called Oliver when I was in Marseille, I called Olivier in Lyon.

"Are we going to meet again? Maybe not..."

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