Olivier Giroud looks set to leave Chelsea in January.
And one of the options is a reunion with Maurizio Sarri.
Olivier Giroud has found game time hard to come by under Frank Lampard this season at Chelsea, owing to the excellent form of Tammy Abraham, but with Euro 2020 on the horizon he knows that first team football is necessary if he wants to secure his place in the France squad.
And Inter Milan, who are thought to be the front-runners, are set to face a strong challenge for the signature of the unhappy Chelsea striker. Thier Italian rivals Juventus have recently confirmed the departure of Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic to Qatari side Al Duhail, meaning they are in need of a new attacker as they aim to secure another Serie A title. According to L’Equipe, Juve coach Maurizio Sarri would be keen to replace the former Croatian international with Giroud. However, it is unclear whether he would get much more first team football in Turin that he is currently getting in London.
L’@Inter tiene viva la pista #Giroud con il @ChelseaFC, può anticipare l’arrivo di #Darmian dal @1913parmacalcio e continua a trattare #Vidal con il @FCBarcelona (che ha ricevuto anche una telefonata dalla #Juventus…) @SkySport #calciomercato— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) December 27, 2019
Whilst, per FootRadio, French side Lyon is looking to reinforce their squad in January and the 33-year-old Frenchman would be a starter in the Ligue 1 club. Lyon have offered a 30-month contract to Giroud worth €12 million, €4 million for the period between January to June and then a 2-year contract worth €4 million net per season.
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