SANCHO REVEALS SIGNIFICANT DROGBA INFLUENCE

Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho has revealed how he idolised the likes of Chelsea legends Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba while he was growing up. The England international made this known in an exclusive chat with TalkSports. According to him, Didier Drogba and Chelsea teammate Lampard influenced his football career positively.

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Despite his love for Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard, Sancho is on course to join Manchester United and not Chelsea in the current transfer window. Various reports claimed that the Red Devils are closing in on the £75m transfer for the Dortmund player after one year of pursuit.
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DROGBA: HAVERTZ AND WERNER WILL BE EXCITING NEXT SEASON

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has insisted that the Blues’ attackers Timo Werner and Kai Havertz will be better next season and will prove that they are worthy of being ideal Chelsea players as well. Both players have struggled for form and consistency since completing their moves from the German Bundesliga to the English Premier League and they have both often come under huge criticism for their performances for the Blues as well.

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While Werner was signed from RB Leipzig, Havertz was signed from Bayer Leverkusen and with both of them being brought in by former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, they joined the club at a time when they were still am evolving side. After failing to immediately click into the Chelsea side, they were immediately tagged as flops and more was asked from them eventually.
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COVID-19: AFRICA IS FORTUNATE – DROGBA

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has said thatAfrica is lucky that the impact of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic was not severe on the continent in comparison with other continents like Europe and Asia.

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Didier Drogba spoke to media portal africa news about Covid-19 and the African continent as he also spoke about the state of governance on the continent.
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DROGBA’S SON SCORES FIRST CAREER GOAL

Isaac Drogba, son of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, has gotten off the mark after scoring the very first goal of his professional career. The son of Chelsea legend Didier made the rounds at the weekend after he found the back of the net for the first time for Italian Serie D club US Folgore Caratese.

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The player took after his father’s career position – the striker role – and is showing signs that he would end up becoming a prolific goalscorer just like his dad was. Isaac now has huge burdens on his shoulders with the world watching to see if he has what it takes to come close to having a career like his dad had, or anything close.
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DROGBA PRAISES GIROUD FOR ATLETICO STRIKE

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was delighted with the performance of Blues attacker Olivier Giroud in the Champions League last 16 first leg clash away to Atletico Madrid. Olivier Giroud made a telling contribution for Chelsea and that led to the only goal of the game just past the midway point of the second half. Olivier Giroud scored a wonder strike for the only goal of the game to hand Chelsea the advantage in their last 16 tie with Atletico Madrid, who are the Spanish La Liga leaders. Giroud scored with a beautiful overhead kick to give Chelsea a 1-0 win away from home over Atletico Madrid. The two teams meet again for the second leg next month and Chelsea are in a very good position as they already have an advantage over their Spanish opponents.


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OSCAR REMINISCES ABOUT DROGBA AT CHELSEA

Brazilian attacker Oscar had nice things to say about Ex-Chelsea teammate Didier Drogba during his recent interview with one of theleading newspapers in England. Oscar and Didier Drogba shared the Chelsea dressing room for justone season and it was enough for Didier Drogba to leave a lasting impression on Oscar as he pointed out during his exclusive interview with The Guardian. Oscar, 29, plays his club football for Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League and has revealed that he wants to return to Chelsea before his career ends just like what Didier Drogba did in 2014.

Didier Drogba had left Chelsea in the summer of 2012 after he emerged the hero of the Blues’ one and only Champions League triumph till date. Didier Drogba scored a bullet header in the final few minutes to take the 2012 Champions League final against host team Bayern Munich into extra time via a 1-1 scoreline at the end of 90 minutes. Read more »