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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud on the move (photo by Getty images)

GAc Milan keen to complete the signing of Chelsea veteran striker

Chelsea’s veteran forward Olivier Giroud is the key target for AC Milan this summer with the Italian side hopeful of landing his signature within this week.

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Reports from an Italian news outlet Corriere dello Sport claims that the 34-year-old Giroud could be on his way to Milan in the next few days following a breakthrough in negotiations between the two clubs.

Oliver Giroud

Olivier Giroud has chosen AC Milan as his next destination. (Photo by Getty Images)

The Olivier Giroud had been heavily linked with a move to Italy despite penning a new contract at Stamford Bridge which committed his Chelsea future by another summer as Thomas Tuchel remained on the lookout for a new forward in the transfer market.

However, Chelsea’s links with Borussia Dortmund targetman Erling Haaland is understood to be the reason behind Giroud calling it quits on west London with the Blues also expected to lose Tammy Abraham this summer as West Ham United remain on alert for the England international.

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Aston Villa have seemingly pulled out of the race to sign the 23-year-old Abraham who has lacked play time at Chelsea since Tuchel’s arrival in February and would like to seal a move elsewhere to have regular playtime.

 

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