Olivier Giroud: AC Milan sign striker from Chelsea in permanent transfer


Olivier Giroud has accomplished a everlasting switch to AC Milan from Chelsea for an undisclosed payment.

The France worldwide, 34, underwent a medical on Friday, earlier than thanking Chelsea for the “particular recollections” throughout his three-and-a-half-year keep at Stamford Bridge.

The payment for Giroud is known to be round €1m (£855,000), with an additional €1m (£855,000) in bonuses topic to plenty of appearances and qualification for the Champions League.

On signing for AC Milan, Giroud stated: “My ambition is to win some trophies.

“That is why I’m taking part in soccer. I’m a competitor and I need to win many times.”

Giroud, who joined Chelsea from Arsenal for £18m in January 2018, received the FA Cup, Europa League and most not too long ago the Champions League in Could throughout his spell with the Blues.

He scored 39 objectives throughout 119 appearances at Chelsea, together with 11 final season.


A glance again at Olivier Giroud’s best Premier League objectives, together with that scorpion kick!

Giroud signed a brand new one-year deal at Chelsea final summer season and final month the membership took up an possibility to increase it by an extra 12 months.

A World Cup winner in 2018, he was concerned in France’s Euro 2020 marketing campaign as they have been knocked out by Switzerland on penalties on the round-of-16 stage following a 3-3 draw after extra-time.

AC Milan signed Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea earlier this summer season after they activated their £25m possibility to purchase the defender following a profitable six-month mortgage spell.

The Serie A membership additionally maintain an curiosity in Chelsea pair Hakim Ziyech and Tiemoue Bakayoko.

They may play within the Champions League within the upcoming season after a seven-year absence.

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