Olivier Giroud on verge of Inter Milan move after agreeing personal terms
Olivier Giroud on verge of Inter Milan move after agreeing personal terms
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Olivier Giroud on verge of Inter Milan move after agreeing personal terms

Italian giants Inter Milan have reportedly held talks with Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud over a possible January move. 

According to Sky Italia, the 33-year-old has agreed on personal terms with the Antonio Conte-led team and will sign a two-and-half-year deal. 

The deal now hinges on Chelsea agreeing on a deal with Inter, and it's reported they will demand a figure of between €8m and €10m.

 Early in the week, coach Frank Lampard admitted that Giroud might be allowed to leave, but only if the conditions were right. 

"There’s no update on Oli," Lampard said after their FA Cup win against Nottingham Forest.    
 
"I have spoken with him. If the conditions are it’s something Oli really wants to do, and it works for the club, and it works for me and the squad, then it’s something that could happen, but only when all three of those bases are covered," he added. 

Giroud has fallen out of favour at the club since Lampard's arrival, and is behind Tammy Abraham and Mitchy Batshuayi in the pecking order. 

His contract expires at the end of the current campaign, and Chelsea will be eager to sell now rather than wait until the end of the season when he can walk as a free agent. 

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