According to recent reports, Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud could be on his way to Italian side AC Milan.

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That’s according to a recent report from La Gazzetta dello Sport (via MilanNews), who claims the French striker is wanted by the Serie A side.

It has been noted that the parties have been in talks for some time, but now a deal appears to be edging closer to being finalised.

Despite Giroud now being 34-years-old, the Rossoneri are understood to be offering the French World Cup winner a two-year deal but haven’t ruled out the possibility of a third year.

The Italian’s efforts to sign Giroud appear to have been accelerated due to current striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic currently ruled out with a long-term knee injury.

Since his arrival at Chelsea in 2018 following a controversial move from rivals Arsenal, the 34-year-old has gone on to feature in 119 matches, in all competitions, directly contributing to 53 goals, along the way.

This article first appeared on BenchWarmers and was syndicated with permission.

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