REVEALED: Chelsea striker was offered to Barcelona on transfer deadline day

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According to reports, Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud was offered to Barcelona on transfer deadline day as the Spanish club pushed to sign a striker.

Esport3 reports the 33 year-old was offered to Barca for a fee of €5m – and the Catalans were keen.

However, with the focus on attempting to close a deal with Lyon for Memphis Depay, Barca decided to pass on Giroud.

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In the end, Barcelona failed to sign both Depay from Lyon and Giroud.

Giroud has made 3 appearances for the Blues this season in all competitions, with two of them as substitutes.

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