They’ve played a huge role in Chelsea’s impressive start to the campaign which sees them just two points off the top of the table.
No-one would argue against Giroud deserving more game time, but that’s sure to come over the busy festive period.
And Chelsea have found a formula which works wonders so far, with Giroud raring to go when called upon.
Keeping Giroud happy may be the biggest problem Lampard faces though as the Frenchman could end up being vital to their title aspirations come the end of the season.
Premier League winners of the past will all attest to how vital squad players are to their success and Chelsea have one of the best around in Giroud.