Olivier Giroud has expressed his disapproval in Inter Milan’s code of conduct after they failed to finalize a move with Chelsea before deadline day.
The France international was strongly tipped to leave Chelsea in the window after being surplus to options at the club.
Tottenham and Lazio were among his suitors but Inter looked the most likely destination for the 33-year-old.
According to RMC Sport via Sports Mole, the Nerazzurri agreed a deal with Chelsea in December, only to turn against their agreement just at the close of the window.
Inter reportedly changed their transfer plans and decided to strengthen other areas instead.
The French outlet quotes a source close to Giroud as saying: “Inter Milan’s attitude towards Olivier Giroud has been very disrespectful.
“We’ve made a player who’s behaving in an exemplary fashion and who had given priority to Inter Milan.”
Chelsea also missed out on bringing in a new striker after failing to complete deals for PSG’s Edinson Cavani and Napoli’s Dries Mertens.