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Chelsea striker Giroud tempted to join Pirlo at Juventus

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo is pushing to prise Olivier Giroud away from Chelsea this month.

Pirlo wants to sign a fourth striker and top of his shopping list is Giroud, says Tuttosport.

Giroud is aware of Pirlo's interest and is open to the move - so long as Juve offer an eighteen month contract.

Just ten days ago, the Juve coach said, "The window opens tomorrow (Monday) and we have already talked to the club about what we want to do and if there are any options.

"We hope to do something in the next few days."

Pirlo then was asked about Giroud and he responded: "He would be useful..."

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