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Rennes coach Stephan: Giroud typifies Chelsea squad strength

Rennes coach Julien Stephan admits he's a big fan of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.

Rennes meet Chelsea in the Champions League tonight.

Stephan said, "When I spoke of the wealth of Chelsea's squad, I was thinking of him in particular. It shows all the richness of these clubs with all the options they can have. Lots of clubs have these wealthy issues.

"We see that some very great players may not be starters. They are also exceptional examples of state of mind. Every time we (France) call on him, he has a total commitment on the ground. This is also the very high level players who are able to give their maximum despite their status."

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