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DIDIER DROGBA RUMORS

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

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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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba's move to Montreal Impact and MLS is official

The wait is over in Montréal: Didier Drogba is now a member of the Impact. Drogba officially completed his move to MLS on Monday morning after the Impact completed a deal with Chicago Fire to obtain his rights in exchange for an undisclosed amount of general and targeted allocation money. The former Chelsea striker, 37, joins the Impact on a free transfer after leaving the Premier...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Didier Drogba, Montreal Impact In Advanced Talks Over MLS Contract

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...
Via NESN.com
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact battling to sign Chelsea legend Didier Drogba

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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba confirms talks with unnamed MLS squad

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...
Via Fox Sports
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Drogba reportedly turns down two-year deal with Orlando City

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has turned down the offer of a two-year deal with Orlando City, according to reports. The Florida-based MLS side had been hoping to link him with Brazilian star Kaka but the 37-year-old is considering other options after ending his second spell at Stamford Bridge at the end of the last season. Drogba won every domestic honor in a glittering career...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba, Chelsea Sink Trick Shot In Response To ‘Boring’ Jibes (Video)

Didier Drogba and six of his Chelsea teammates heard those voices, who call their brand of soccer “boring.” The Blues now have shot back … literally. Drogba and his cohorts sunk a trick shot Tuesday during a light-hearted moment at Chelsea’s practice facility. Drogba recorded the shot and subsequent jubilant celebration and posted it to his Instagram account. Branislav...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba Not Ready To Retire, Vows To Play Beyond 2014-15 Season

Soccer fans haven’t seen the last of Didier Drogba. Drogba, 37, said Monday he doesn’t plan to retire after the 2014-15 season, the Telegraph reports. Drogba hasn’t confirmed whether he will remain with Chelsea beyond this summer, and the news could prompt clubs around the world to try to sign him for what undoubtedly would be the final years of...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea: Diego Costa needs to improve behavior

It looks like Chelsea have finally found their new Didier Drogba. They’ve spent years looking for a forward to truly dominate up-front like the Stamford Bridge legend had done, and in Diego Costa, they have found their man. The failed experiment of Fernando Torres is now long gone from Chelsea fans’ memories, as a new Spaniard (well, technically Brazilian) has brought power,...
Via isportsweb.com
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Didier Drogba Announces Retirement From Ivory Coast National Team

Didier Drogba, who made his debut for the Ivory Coast national team 12 years ago, has today announced his retirement from international soccer. The 36-year old Chelsea striker featured in three World Cups, and has captained his national side for the last eight years. Drogba also lead “Les Elephants” to two runners-up finishes in the African Cup of Nations in 2006 and in 2012...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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