Olivier Giroud says he left Arsenal to join Chelsea on Deadline Day because he needed a “new challenge”.
The France international made the move across London for £18m and has featured twice for his new side.
“It’s been a while since I played regularly and that’s why I needed to move,” Olivier Giroud told the Daily Mirror.
“I needed a new challenge and Chelsea was the perfect club for me. It’s the Premier League, a club which has won more titles in the past ten years than any other. It’s a massive club and I am very proud to be here and to carry on my career in the Premier League
“I had five amazing years there (at Arsenal), but now it’s a new chapter of my career and I am focused 100 per cent on the Blues to reach our targets. I’m very happy to be here.”