Sky: Milan ready to turn to Roma star if Chelsea do not let Giroud leave for free

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have an alternative plan in mind for if they do not manage to conclude a deal for Olivier Giroud, according to a report.

MilanNews recently reported how Giroud was close to an agreement with Milan, but then Chelsea announced that they had exercised their unilateral extension which means he will be under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2022.

Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara were working on the basis of a two-year deal at €4m net per season, while now the only possibility of the operation being completed is if the Frenchman frees himself from his contract with Chelsea and joins for nothing.

According to the latest from Gianluca Di Marzio for Sky (via MilanNews), Milan will turn to Edin Dzeko of Roma if the green light from Chelsea does not arrive for Giroud. The Bosnian striker could be a solution for Milan if the operation for the Frenchman is not able to be completed.

Dzeko, who is now 35, has 119 goals for Roma in 260 appearances in addition to 55 assists.

Tags AC Milan Edin Dzeko

4 Comments

  1. Roses says:

    Dzeko has better stats and skilld than giroud, so they should think about it.

  2. Skys93 says:

    How do you expect to mount champion league with players like giroud or dzeko what’s wrong with maldini and co

    1. Roses says:

      Maybe they bet on cheap players and train them to become champions like suarez

  3. qwerty says:

    Rather have Dzeko than Giroud, to be honest.

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