Olivier Giroud is very close in on a permanent move to AC Milan. Serie A club will pay Chelsea a £1.7m (2m Euros) fee for France’s international striker. Giroud signed a one-year extension at Stamford Bridge last summer. Also, the club took up the option to extend it by a further year in June
Chelsea is close to agreeing on a deal worth £1.7m to sell Olivier Giroud to AC Milan.
The 36-year-old France international all set to travel to Italy for a medical before signing for Milan in a €2m deal.
The Serie A side is set to pay an initial fee of £860,000 (1m Euros) plus another £860,000 in add-ons depending on the player’s appearances. Also, the club’s qualification to next season’s Champions League group stage.
Giroud signed a new one-year deal at Chelsea last summer and last month the club took up an option to extend it by a further 12 months.
Arsenal sold Giroud to Chelsea for £18m in January 2018. Just six years after signing him from the Ligue 1 title-winning Montpellier side for £10.8m.
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The striker has scored 39 goals in 119 appearances. Also, it is during his time at Stamford Bridge. He won three major trophies, including the Champions League title in May.
Giroud involved in France’s disappointing Euro 2020 campaign as they knocked out by Switzerland on penalties. It happened at the round of 16 stages following a 3-3 draw after extra time.
AC Milan has already signed Fikayo Tomori from Chelsea this summer. Also, they activated their £25m option to buy the young defender following a successful six-month loan spell, and Also, interested in Hakim Ziyech and Tiemoue Bakayoko.
The Italian giants finished second in Serie A last season, securing a return to the Champions League following a seven-year absence.