Olivier Giroud to MLS: The AC Milan Forward Closing in on a Potential Los Angeles FC Transfer

Olivier Giroud to MLS: The AC Milan Forward Closing in on a Potential Los Angeles FC Transfer

Los Angeles FC (LAFC) hold major card in Olivier Giroud to MLS transfer saga

The AC Milan forward Olivier Giroud has been linked up with a potential transfer to MLS in the upcoming summer transfer window of 2024. Rumours regarding his move to MLS have been heating up lately as reports earlier termed that American club LAFC is in advance negotiations with Giroud’s Seria A club AC Milan over signing the player.

Also, LAFC is currently depicted to be in the driving seat as far as Olivier Giroud to MLS transfer saga is concerned. Reports suggest the Los Angeles-based club owns the player’s discovery rights in MLS over any other rival club. This enables them to pen down a contract with him before any other competitor club does it.

Olivier Giroud’s current contract details with AC Milan

Olivier Giroud for AC Milan
Olivier Giroud for AC Milan [Credit: Sempre Milan]

Olivier Giroud joined the Seria A club AC Milan from the Premier League giants Chelsea in July 2021. His current contract with the Italian club lasts till June 2024. There are no reports of him looking to enter into a new contract with the Rossoneri’s as of now. He and AC Milan’s hierarchy would need to decide on his future soon as the ongoing top-flight season is approaching its end.

Giroud has been one of the consistent performers for Stefano Pioli’s team in recent times. The 37-year-old has chipped in with 12 goals and eight assists in his 26 matches for AC Milan in the 2023-2024 Seria A campaign so far. With reports regarding the Rossoneri’s looking to sign Sporting CP’s striker Viktor Gyokeres in the summer, Giroud could well be on his way to bid farewell to the Italian club.

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