Olivier Giroud officially completed his move to Chelsea today from Arsenal as Chelsea’s search for a striker has officially come to an end.
The 31-year-old who will wear the number 18 shirt and has signed an 18-month-contract with the club.
Giroud said of his move to Chelsea: “Chelsea is one of the biggest teams in the Premier League. They have won maybe the most trophies in the last six or seven years. It’s a massive club and I am proud to sign for Chelsea, and I’m looking forward to playing.”
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said of the move: “Olivier is a proven talent at the top level and we are very pleased to call him a Chelsea player.
“He has scored goals regularly throughout his career and is well accustomed to English football and the Premier League. We are sure he will be a fantastic signing.”