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‘I can’t wait to start this exciting adventure with Milan’ - Giroud

Sat 17 July 2021 | 18:31

AC Milan new signing Olivier Giroud sent a message to Rossoneri’s fans. ‘I can’t wait to start this exciting adventure with you’.

AC Milan

have announced the signing of

Olivier Giroud

from

Chelsea

. The 34-year-old striker joins

Stefano Pioli

’s side on a two-year deal ahead of the next season.

The French striker arrived on Thursday and had his medical test on Friday, before completing the transfer with his signature.

Giroud has sent a message to the Rossoneri fans on his official Twitter account.

“Hi Milan fans,”

he wrote on

Twitter

.<em>

“I’m very proud to have Italian origins and I can’t wait to start this exciting adventure with you.

“I thank Ivan Gazidis, whom I have known for a long time, Paolo Maldini, Frederic Massara and coach [Stefano] Pioli for the welcome. Forza Milan.”

Having spent a six-year spell at

Arsenal

, Giroud joined Chelsea on €17m a deal in 2018. The French striker scored 39 goals in 119 appearances for the Blues while winning Champions League, Europa League, and FA Cup trophies with the west London side.

Giroud has reportedly joined Milan on a two-year contract that will cost the Italian side €1m. Another €1m is expected to be paid by the club if they manage to qualify for the next season’s Champions League.

The Frenchman might be available for Milan’s pre-season friendly against

Real Madrid

on August 8. The Rossoneri will start their 2021-22 Serie A season with a match against

Sampdoria

on August 22.


source: SportMob

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