Olivier Giroud was frustrated with his Chelsea departure this summer.
The French international joined the Blues in 2018 from Arsenal and won the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League in these last three seasons.
The 35-year old striker explains on how his Chelsea departure was tough this summer.
Giroud told talkSPORT: “[I spent] three seasons-and-a-half there [at Chelsea]. I had an amazing time at Arsenal but [at Chelsea] I can say even more because I won the big titles.
“It was emotionally difficult to leave when I left Montpellier and Arsenal, but even more tough [at Chelsea] because I didn’t play the last three months so it was evidence for me to leave and go for another challenge.
“I felt frustrated a little bit to not play the last three months because I contributed well to the Champions League success by finishing top scorer for the team.
“But what can I say? We were so successful and I am so pleased with the FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League. I scored a few important goals.
“It was tough to leave Chelsea and the Premier League but at the end of the day I think it was the best solution for me.”
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