- Olivier Giroud could make a January move to join Besiktas
- The Frenchman's contract at Chelsea will be due in the summer
- The 31-year-old has only made one start under Sarri
Turkish giants Besiktas are tracking Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud, The Sun quoting Goal, reports.
The France international will be out of contract in the summer at Stamford Bridge and can sign a pre-contract with an overseas outfit in January.
The former Arsenal striker played a key role in Didier Deschamps' World Cup winning squad in Russia.
The Frenchman was given priority over Alvaro Morata in Chelsea's striking position by Antonio Conte but he has only started one match under Sarri
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And with Maurizio Sarri's perfect run in the Premier League, the Spaniard could be handed more starting roles ahead of the France star.
Now, Turkish giants are looking to add Giroud to their armory upfront after losing former Manchester City star Alvaro Negredo who joined UAE outfit Al-Nassr.
And according to Goal, the Black Eagles will make an audacious offer during the January transfer window.
The Europa League side are set to offer the attacker a lucrative contract to test Chelsea's resolve for a move to Turkey.
If the deal pulls through, Giroud will likely be teammates with Loris Karius, Ryan Babel, Pepe, Jeremain Lens and Gokhan Tore.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that France international Olivier Giroud has lived up to his promise as he shaved his head after winning the World Cup.
The 31-year-old striker was one of a number of Les Bleus who promised they will do a number of challenges if they win the trophy.
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Source: Legit Newspaper