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Chelsea have triggered a 12-month extension in Olivier Giroud’s contract to secure his future until the end of next season, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.

Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso marked rare starts for Chelsea by scoring in a 2-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday, keeping their team in the Premier League’s top four and ensuring another disappointing return to Stamford Bridge for Jose Mourinho.

Although the former Derby County boss is still winless as Blues manager, last Sunday’s fixture once again had enough bright sparks to suggest that the 41-year-old will have a successful tenure at the club where he made more than 600 appearances

Chelsea have moved into fifth place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion in Wednesday’s clash at Stamford Bridge.