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AC Milan Are Accelerating For Chelsea Striker And Agreement In Principle Has Been Found

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Milan are looking to add some depth and quality to the attack, Giroud brings experience and an edge.

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Sport Mediaset via MilanNews.it are reporting that AC Milan are considering Olivier Giroud from Chelsea to play as a back up for Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the 34 year old is looking for a two year contract and can arrive on a bosman.

La Gazzetta dello Sport via MilanLive.it are reporting that Giroud is indeed a target for Milan and his experience makes him a similar deal to that of Mario Mandzukic last winter. A wage of between 4-5 million euros is expected.

Daniele Longo is reporting that Milan are going all in for Giroud on a two year deal. There is an agreement in principle between the player and the club but the talks will continue after the Champions League final this weekend to define the deal.

Pianeta Milan are reporting that Giroud will not be the only striker arriving in Milan this summer as the club need to fill a long term gap.