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Didier Drogba is set to make a sensational return to the European soccer scene. The Ivorian star will join Galatasaray following the Africa Cup of Nations after agreeing to sign an 18-month deal with the Turkish club. He leaves China’s Shanghai Shenhua where he spent the last six months. The Telegraph reports the specifics of the deal between Galatasaray and Shanghai Shenhua are unknown to the public at this point. “There are conflicting reports about the precise nature of Drogba’s move to Galatasaray, amid suggestions it would initially be a loan arrangement with an option to buy for around £8.5 million [$13.3 million],” the report says. Last summer, Drogba, 34, ended an eight year stay at Chelsea FC, walking away with 2012 FA Cup and UEFA Champions League winners’ medals. His decision to move to China surprised many observes, as he proved capable of outstanding performances at the highest level despite his age. Drogba said he hoped to strengthen links between African and Chinese p...
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