Chelsea legend Didier Drogba
Manchester City won’t compete with Chelsea for free agent.
Ivorian defender is out of contract after leaving Galatasaray last season.
The 36-year-old is reportedly in talks with Chelsea over a return to Stamford Bridge. City have also been linked with Drogba after Alvaro Negredo’s metatarsal injury.
However, the Daily Express says a move for Drogba...
Manchester City have joined the race to sign former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, according to the Daily Star. The Ivory […]
Didier Drogba is poised to take a step closer to realising his dream of a return to Chelsea this week.
Talks have been ongoing over a one year player-coach contract which will see the 36-year-old Stamford Bridge idol reunited with mentor Jose Mourinho.
Drogba is understood to have already texted some of his former Chelsea teammates to hint at his return.
Chelsea have wanted to...
Despite Jose Mourinho saying that Chelsea’s transfer window was over, it appears likely that Didier Drogba will return to Stamford Bridge for one final season before he retires as a footballer and goes into coaching.
Drogba is currently a free agent after being released by Galatasaray. French newspaper L’Equipe reports that Drogba, 36, is likely to fill the squad place left vacant...
The last time that Didier Drogba kicked a ball in a Chelsea jersey was on May 19, 2012, when he slotted a penalty past Manuel Neuer to give the club its first-ever Champions League title.
Over two years have gone by since then, during which time Drogba featured at Galatasaray and starred for Cote d'Ivoire at this year's World Cup.
But in what could very likely be his last...
Chelsea have opened discussions about bringing Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho wants to sign the 36-year-old as a second striker and will give him coaching responsibilities to develop his role at the club.
Drogba is an iconic figure at Chelsea and Mourinho hopes his presence will give the club extra impetus ahead of the news season.
Mourinho wants an extra...
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is considering bringing Didier Drogba back to the club.
The London Evening Standard says the 36-year-old, who is out of contract after 18 months in Turkey with Galatasaray, scored 179 Premier League goals during an eight-year spell at Stamford Bridge and could be offered a sensational return.
Blues boss Mourinho knows the striker...
Chelsea are exploring the feasibility of bringing Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge.
The 36-year-old has interest from clubs in Qatar while Juventus continue to flirt with the idea of taking him to Turin.
Yet Jose Mourinho has a strong relationship with the Ivorian and is interested in the idea of him taking on a player-coach role.
Qatari clubs are willing to offer greater...
African legends Drogba and Eto’o
Galatasaray are closing in on Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o.
Eto’o is now off contract from the London giants.
Gazzetta dello Sport says the 33-year-old striker will be offered a one-year deal worth around £3m by the Istanbul club.
That contract dwarfs the £1.5m deal put forward by Italian side Fiorentina.
If he does move to Turkey, he will...
In Champions League Round of 16 soccer action Tuesday, Galatsaray forward Didier Drogba sent a free kick sailing so high over the crossbar that it hit a banner with his name on it hanging on the middle tier of the stadium.It's possible that Drogba may have felt a bit distracted while facing Chelsea, his former team for which he spent eight years of his career, as the fans and...