Olivier Giroud, France national football team striker, is set to extend his contract with AC Milan, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Olivier Giroud has been playing for AC Milan since the Italian outfit signed him on a two-year contract in July 2021. The France international has less than a year left on his current contract with Milan.
Olivier Giroud’s current deal with the Serie A behemoths expires in 2023. A new deal could extend his stay at the Italian heavyweights beyond the expiry of the current one.
Giroud has been impressive for Milan since signing for them in the summer of 2021.
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Olivier Giroud Set to Extend His Stay at AC Milan Beyond Expiry of Current Contract
Fabrizio Romano reports that Giroud is set to extend his contract with AC Milan. The Italian journalist reports that a new contract proposal will be ready to get the deal signed soon.
He adds that while Giroud remains focused on France’s FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign, he would be more than happy to extend his stay at AC Milan.
“Olivier Giroud, is set to extend his contract with AC Milan after the World Cup. The new deal proposal will be ready in order to get the documents signed as soon as possible,” Fabrizio Romano wrote on Twitter.
“Giroud’s now focused on the World Cup but he’d be more than happy to continue with Milan.”
Since signing for AC Milan in 2021, Giroud has featured in 57 games for the Italian side and has bagged a respectable 23 goals.
In the 21/22 season when Milan won the Serie A title, Giroud scored 11 goals for his side in 29 appearances in the Italian top flight.
Olivier Giroud has nine goals across all competitions for AC Milan in the 22/23 season so far, from 19 appearances.
Meanwhile, Giroud will be aiming to help France retain the FIFA World Cup title in Qatar. France are the defending World Cup champion and have already qualified for the quarter-finals.
He has scored three goals so far for France at Qatar World Cup 2022. The first two of those three goals came in France’s opener at Qatar 2022 as they secured a 4-1 win over Australia. Olivier Giroud also scored for France when they defeated Poland 3-1 in the round of 16.
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