Inter Milan tipped to swoop for Olivier Giroud as Antonio Conte eyes reunion with Chelsea striker


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The newest reviews across the European media at this time recommend that Serie A giants Inter Milan are expressing a keen interest within the signature of Chelsea outcast Olivier Giroud.

Chelsea stint

33-year-old hitman Giroud has been on the books at Stamford Bridge since January of last yr.

After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s arrival at Arsenal pushed the Frenchman additional down the attacking pecking order of the Gunners, Chelsea swooped to safe Giroud’s signature on deadline day.

And the veteran has since gone on to rotate in-and-out of the Blues’ beginning XI, amid a variety of modifications in management.

Giroud’s most telling contribution to the Chelsea cause got here final season in Europe, when the World Cup winner notched a hugely-impressive 11 objectives and four assists en path to Europa League glory.

So far in the present marketing campaign, though, Giroud has majorly struggled for game-time.

New Pensioners boss Frank Lampard has settled firmly on Tammy Abraham as his first-choice centre-forward, with Michy Batshuayi now seemingly additionally forward of Giroud in the attacking pecking order at Stamford Bridge.

This has seen the previous Arsenal man notch only a solitary begin across all competitions up to now in 2019/20.

Serie A change?

As such, rumours of late have inevitably seen Giroud linked with a possible exit from Stamford Bridge.

The likes of Crystal Palace and Lyon have each been named as potential January locations for the Frenchman.

The newest reports from throughout Europe this morning, in the meantime, recommend that another membership have joined Giroud’s rising record of suitors.

The outfit in question are Serie A giants Inter Milan.

Nerazzurri boss Antonio Conte is claimed to be keen on including additional depth to his front-line, behind first-choice pairing Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez.

And, having been impressed by the veteran after bringing Giroud to Chelsea from Arsenal, Conte is now reportedly keen on a January reunion at the San Siro.

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