Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud will be heading to AC Milan on a €1m guaranteed transfer fee, along with a potential €1m add-on. The french man joined Chelsea from Arsenal in 2018 for £18m fees, after spending 6 years with the Gunners. Giroud will turn 35 years old on September 30, and he just signed a two-year contract with AC Milan.
Chelsea wanted to keep Olivier Giroud but the french man wants to leave the club so he could get some game time. He is the 4th man in the line of Chelsea’s forwards’ list, with Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, and Tammy Abraham ahead of him. As a result, it was best for him to move on to another football club and the Serie A club is a good fit.
Giroud had a successful career in the Premier League, He joined Arsenal in 2012 from Montpellier, the Ligue 1 team side for £10.8m.
Giroud’s Career achievements
- Won 3 FA cup with Arsenal
- 100 goals with the Gunners
- One more FA Cup with Chelsea
- Europa League cup with Chelsea
- Champions league cup with Chelsea
- Won world cup with France
‘Yes, [Giroud] should arrive tomorrow,’ Maldini told DAZN.
‘Olivier is a champion and a fresh winner of the Champions League.
‘He is a very reliable player, what we were looking for since we need experienced players like him,’ he said. ‘We are the youngest team in Serie A.’
Olivier Giroud confirms AC Milan move with a message to fans.
“I’m starting a new journey with a light and happy heart. Our victories in FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League have been magnificent.” – Giroud.