Tension at Stamford Bridge As Chelsea Star Set to Dump the Blues for Big Move to European Giants

Tension at Stamford Bridge As Chelsea Star Set to Dump the Blues for Big Move to European Giants

- Olivier Giroud is now on the verge of making a move to Italian side AC Milan from Premier League club Chelsea

- Giroud who recently won the Champions League with Chelsea is in French camp for the 2020 EURO

- Moving to AC Milan will make him become the teammate of former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Super striker Olivier Giroud has reportedly rejected the chance stay in the Premier League to play for another club than Chelsea and has been linked with a move to Italian side AC Milan.

This latest development is coming days after the France international and his teammates at Stamford Bridge won the Champions League title beating Manchester City in the final.

According to the report on Daily Star, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is planning massive clear-out this summer and Olivier Giroud is one of the players up for departure.

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Interestingly, Olivier Giroud's current contract with Chelsea will be expiring at the end of June and there has been no talk of contract extension between him and Chelsea chiefs.

Since joining the Blues from Arsenal in 2018, Olivier Giroud has scored 39 goals in 119 appearances mostly from the substitutes bench.

The Frenchman also had difficult playing time under new manager Thomas Tuchel as he was only able to play 15 games from January till end of the season.

Report added that AC Milan are ready to offer the former Arsenal striker two-year deal and also an assurance of active playing time.

In a similar report on Metro, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is said to have told AC milan chiefs to sign Olivier Giroud this summer.

Ibrahimovic told the club's chiefs that the squad will have the chance to benefit from Olivier Giroud's experiences if they should sign him.

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Olivier Giroud.
Olivier Giroud in action for Premier League side Chelsea. Photo by Matthew Ashton
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how days after winning the Champions League with Premier League side Chelsea, Olivier Giroud resumed national team camp and has posted video of himself scoring world class volley in training ahead of the EURO 2020.

There is no doubt about the fact that Olivier Giroud is one of the best strikers in the world considering his performances for clubs and in the French national senior team.

French players are in camp as they are currently preparing for their campaign in the EURO 2020 championship which is starting this month.

A long pass was sent to Giroud on the edge of the box in which the Chelsea striker rocketed it into the bottom corner of the net.

Source: Legit.ng

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