Sunday, September 15, 2019

Dilly dally Drogba delaying new deal

Indecisive, this must be a word which you could use when talking about Didier Drogba.

The Chelsea striker has never really ever had a settled patch at the club where he has felt either totally at home or completely bewildered with life in South West London and now there has been another twist in this extraordinary / frustrating tale.

The BBC have claimed that the Ivorian will sign a new extension to his contract with the Blues if he does not find another club by a week on Saturday.

Drogba has been linked with a move to AC or Inter Milan and Barcelona this Summer but Chelsea are very reluctant to sell and now the strikers agent, Thierno Seydi says that if his client cannot find another club before the 26th July he will add a further 2 years to his current deal.

Last season he spoke out in the press just after the departure of Jose Mourinho from the club claiming that he has never been happy in the Capital, suggesting that he wanted to leave as soon as he had put pen to paper on his £24 million move from French club Marseille.

It can be hard to keep up with Drogba’s mood but it is becoming clear that under new coach Luiz Felipe Scolari the 30-year-old believes that there is a chance to reinvigorate his Stamford Bridge career. Seydi told the BBC,

“The reality of November is not that of today. At the time Didier was affected by departure of Jose Mourinho who he was very close to. Today, there is nothing to say that he won’t stay at Chelsea.”

The news will be a boost to the Chelsea faithful but with a further eight day wait to see whether their top-scorer will stay at The Bridge and the ongoing transfer saga of Frank Lampard, it has been a testing time for the clubs supporters who know that without these two stars in their squad, the odds of Premiership glory will be severely lengthened.

Meanwhile as Drogba gets his house in order, supporters of his former club Marseille have been launching an audacious bid to keep the striker at the club by setting up their very own campaign to single-handedly raise the presumed £23 million necessary to prize the forward away from England.

Club President Pape Diouf told the BBC,

“I’m surprised and amused. It shows the true passion of our supporters”, It probably would not be worth betting on Drogba heading for Marseille. For one the supporters group themselves admit that it would be impossible to raise the necessary funds for the transfer and Diouf himself added,

“I know what Drogba earns at Chelsea!”


John Ford



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Im Bleon from Kosovo And I love Drogba.And I wannt to be like HIM and he is good footballer.He is hero of Chelsea and he always did goals

Jay Sendolo, from Minnesota USA

Oh my Drogba! if you can Exit Chelsea happily and even move back to France or go to Italy or Spain, that will be very awesome. I didn’t really know that Drogba has been under paid at Chelsea (€70 million) while other players like Ballack, Lampard, etc make way more than he earns. I think Drogba Deserves more money than what he currently make at the Bridge. Didier Drogba is too Potential and full with too many anxieties and enthusiasms that a player needs to be great. The entire globe is an eye witness for Drogba. He has been and… Read more »

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