Chelsea slapped price tag on World Cup winning striker

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Chelsea have set an asking price of €5 million for forward Olivier Giroud ahead of the winter transfer window opening in little under two months, According to a report from FCInterNews.it.

France international has drawn strong links to Inter and is keen to leave the Premier League outfit, with whom his deal is to expire with coming to the end of the season, Giroud is struggling for playtime at Stamford Bridge and has fallen behind Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi in the pecking order.

Inter have already been in touch with the ex-Arsenal player’s agents. Giroud himself is keen to get a transfer done and is awaiting further signals from the Nerazzurri.

He had got offers from some MLS franchises as well as some Chinese sides, but he wants to remain to play his trade in Europe.

The 33-year-old Frenchmen would like a two and a half year deal, but the report states that it could be possible for an agreement to be reached based on a one and a half year deal instead.

Giroud has been limited to just 211 minutes on the court, spread across six matches this term, in which he has netted one goal.