The Frenchman had a difficult 2020/21 season with the Blues, playing just 1,200 minutes of first-team football throughout the entire season.
He was still great scoring 11 goals, and The Blues recently confirmed that they released a one-year extension clause in his contract in April.
The striker is no longer available on a free transfer this summer, but the Rossoneri are still making progress towards signing him.
The Serie A side have reached a “full agreement” on a two-year deal with Giroud, and will now proceed to negotiate the transfer fee.
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The Frenchman will turn 35 in three months, but remains a solid goalscorer for club and country when given consistent playing time.
Giroud recently got a double against Bulgaria in a friendly match. He is now only five goals shy from equaling Thierry Henry’s scoring record for Les Bleus.
The Rossoneri consider him as a potential candidate to succeed Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as he offers the threat of goal-scoring and physical presence up front.
Ibrahimovic recently secured a one-year deal after a season of 17 goals, but there are real concerns about the 39-year-old’s ability to keep fit.
The Rossoneri had hoped to get Giroud in the Bosman deal, but it was recently reported that they were willing to pay for it. 3 million pounds sterling.
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