“We are not in the best position, but we have big games to come. We want to qualify in every single competition, so United is going to be a massive game. We need momentum and to keep going that way, so we are looking forward to it.
“We are not worried about the situation and I am sure Man United will drop points [in the league]. We are confident and we want to carry on with a good spirit and humility.”
Giroud became the first Chelsea player to score in four successive games in Europe since Victor Moses in May 2013 with his goal in Sweden, but is likely to start on the bench against United Sarri’s recent criticisms of Chelsea’s players have been strong but Giroud says there are no issues with the manager.
“I think and I believe that it is the case that there’s criticism of the coach, but I haven’t felt anything about them dropping the coach,” he said. “I don’t have much to say about that. We stick altogether, the staff and the team. We want to look forward and be positive. That’s it. We will work on the same path and the same targets.”