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Olivier Giroud arrives in Milan for medical

Olivier Giroud has arrived in Italy for a medical ahead of his switch to Milan from Chelsea.


Olivier Giroud has spent the past three and a half seasons at Stamford Bridge, winning three major trophies across - including, most recently, the Champions League. But he'll play the 2021/22 season in Milan.

Ciao Giroud

The 34-year-old did not play any part in a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the final in Porto, but his six goals were the most of any Chelsea player in the 2020-21 competition.

Only Kylian Mbappe (eight) and Erling Haaland (10) scored more Champions League goals last season, though Giroud boasted the better minutes-per-goal ratio of the three.

Giroud also won the FA Cup three times with Arsenal and the Ligue 1 title at Montpellier, as well as lifting the World Cup with France in 2018, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes he will help Milan greatly.

"The more high-level players we can get, the better," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport when the move looked most likely. "Giroud has great experience and we don't have many players who have won trophies.


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