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Olivier Giroud sends a heartfelt message to his teammates as he bids farewell to Chelsea

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has bid farewell to his Chelsea family with his move to AC Milan all but confirmed.

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Olivier Giroud was signed in 2018 from London rivals Arsenal, after over 100 appearances across all competitions for the Blues, the Frenchman’s time at Stamford Bridge has officially come to an end.

This is despite Giroud’s contract at Stamford Bridge being extended by a further 12 months, a decision that was made by the club back in April as revealed by director Marina Granovskaia.

“Olivier has been such a crucial part of so many big moments for this club, from his contribution to our FA Cup victory in 2018 to scoring 11 goals on the way to winning the Europa League in 2019,”Β she told the club’s official websiteΒ last month.

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“He has continued to score significant goals, and we will never forget his effort against Atletico Madrid on the way to winning the Champions League this season.

“With so much to still to play for, there was only one decision we could make when we exercised the option to extend his contract back in April.”

However, Giroud has swapped west London for Milan after Chelsea accepted an offer of Β£2million plus significant add-ons.

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