The attacker – who got his name on the scoresheet in Chelsea’s 4-0 drubbing of Everton on Sunday – even revealed he was in contact with Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas. He continued: “He did call me. I told him that I was flattered but that the priority, at the time, was Inter.” “After [the move did not happen], either you die or you go back to battle to win your place,” he explained. Read Also:Rudiger: I give massive respect to Giroud “The coach had promised me more playing time, which he did [provide].” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Giroud pushed for a move away from Stamford Bridge, having started just two Premier League matches before January. He said to Telefoot: “I saw myself elsewhere after experiencing six complicated months. I did everything to leave – it’s true. “Inter was the priority, and there was also contact with Lazio and Tottenham . But circumstances meant that Chelsea blocked it. It was not my choice.”Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?8 Ways Drones Will Automate Our Future12 Countries Whose Technological Progress Amazes8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe Network’s Greatest Shows On HBO8 Fascinating Facts About CoffeeTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldCelebs Who Are Turning 50 This Year Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud admits a move to Inter Milan was close in the January transfer window.