Didier Drogba mobbed by fans at Montreal airport
MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Impact have acquired former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in a trade with the Chicago Fire. Drogba joins the MLS club following his second spell at Chelsea where he won the league title last season. The 37-year-old forward signed with the Fire, who then sent him to the Impact on Monday for general and targeted allocation money. Montreal president Joey...
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After acquiring the right to sign Didier Drogba, the Chicago Fire have traded the Ivorian national for allocation money to the Montreal Impact according to the team’s official website. Not officially a part of the roster just yet, Drogba must first obtain his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) as well as his Canadian work permit. When Chicago first filed a “discovery claim”...
Didier Drogba might use Montreal as a base for an attempt to rule over another kingdom. The Montreal Impact have acquired Drogba’s Major League Soccer rights from the Chicago fire, clearing the way for his arrival in the Canadian city, ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle reported Sunday, citing sources. Drogba strongly is considering signing an 18-month contract worth over $3 million with...
Despite his age, Didier Drogba will be one of MLS’ best finishers if he joins either Montreal Impact or Chicago Fire. At the age of 37, Didier Drogba is still a wanted man. The rumors swirling around the footballing world is that MLS clubs Montreal Impact and Chicago Fire are battling for the Ivorian legend’s signature. The Eastern Conference bottom feeders are desperately in...
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba confirmed he is in talks with an unnamed team from MLS, but the Ivorian did not rule out a move to Inter. Drogba has made no secret of his desire to play in the United States and the free agent is reportedly set to join Chicago Fire, whose coach Frank Yallop was tight-lipped amid growing speculation on Saturday. Fellow MLS outfit and CONCACAF...
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