Olivier Giroud is undergoing a medical with AC Milan ahead of signing a two-year deal with the Italian club, according the reports.
The Rossoneri have been chasing the striker all summer and it appears they have got their man.
As per Sky Sports, Giroud is currently undergoing a medical in Milan ahead of the move.
Seemingly, Giroud’s departure before the beginning of pre-season will free up space for Chelsea to sign a new striker, with Tammy Abraham also set to leave the club.
Milan will pay Chelsea an upfront fee of €1 million with a €1 million add-on bonus.
Milan had been hoping to sign Giroud on a free transfer but Chelsea have managed to secure a fee, albeit little, for their forward because of their ability to extend his contract.
During his time at the club, Giroud won the FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League – an extremely shrewd signing after the Blues managed to acquire him from Arsenal back in January 2018 for £18 million.
Now his time is set to be over at Chelsea, a new chapter begins.
Tuchel will now need a new centre-forward even more so, especially with Tammy Abraham’s departure likely this summer.