Olivier Giroud has completed his transfer to AC Milan from Chelsea and has been given the No 9 shirt.
The Frenchman spent three years at Stamford Bridge and the West Londoners gave him a glowing review as they wished him well during his time in Italy. Olivier Giroud has left Chelsea for AC Milan.
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A Milan statement read: “AC Milan is delighted to announce the signing of Olivier Jonathan Giroud on a permanent transfer from Chelsea FC. The French striker will be wearing the No 9 jersey.”
Upon his arrival at Chelsea from Arsenal in 2018, Giroud said: “My ambition is to win some trophies. That’s why I am playing football. I am a competitor and I want to win again and again.”And that is exactly what he did – bagging winner’s medals in the FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League.
In an affectionate statement on their website, the Blues documented his career and said: “Olivier ends his time in London SW6 with 119 appearances, 59 as a sub, and 39 goals to his name, as well as those three trophy wins.
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“We thank him greatly for his service and wish him the very best in his future career.”
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