It's not a huge transfer fee - and nor would one be expected for a 34-year-old who has just entered the final year of his contract.
But the fact that Chelsea will receive any fee at all is testament to the work of director Marina Granovskaia, who tied Giroud down to a new deal only last month even though it was clear the striker could look to move on this summer.
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