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Official: AC Milan Sign Olivier Giroud From Chelsea To Be New No. 9

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The veteran will partner with Ibrahimovic in attack to help Milan challenge for the title and return to the UCL.

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AC Milan on their website have officially announced the permanent signing of France international Olivier Giroud from Chelsea FC on a two year deal. As we reported previously, he joins for 1 million euros plus 1 million in bonuses. He will earn 3.5 million euros per year.

Giroud spent his youth career with Grenoble and made his first team debut in 2005. After playing for Istres and Tours, Giroud moved to Ligue 1 club Montpellier, where he scored 39 goals in 85 appearances in two years and where he won the league in 2011/12. In the summer of 2012, he moved to Arsenal, with whom he scored 105 goals in 253 games, winning 3 FA Cups and 3 Community Shields. In January 2018, Giroud moved to Chelsea FC, with whom he scored 39 goals in 119 appearances, winning one Champions League, one Europa League and 1 FA Cup.

Giroud made his debut with the France senior squad in November 2011, scoring 46 goals in 110 appearances and winning the World Cup in 2018.

The striker has won the Europa League, Champions League and World Cup in the past three years and has scored 39 goals for club in that time and 17 goals for country.