Footballers Reminisce About Drogba

Didier Drogba remains an inspiration for many footballers, especially for Chelsea club recruits. Many still reminisce about how effectively he played in the Cup finals. Indeed, he won as many as 12 trophies during his two stints at this club. If we look at his overall record, he scored 177 goals for this club itself. Also, impressive was his performance when it was needed the most. That is, he scored nine goals in the ten final matches the club was in.

Many still look back at his record-breaking performance while at Chelsea. For instance, in the league cup final that happened in 2005, Drogba was a recruit at that time. He had just joined Chelsea in 2004. He was part of the lineup for the final. He also took whichever opportunity he got to play in the League Cup decider match opposite Liverpool. Read more »

Mourinho Compares Victor Osimhen to Didier Drogba


Jose Mourinho told Victor Osimhen what he should do to secure a dream move to the Premier League. The young striker has been linked with the exit from Napoli for some time now as he impresses in the Serie A.

Osimhen has featured 20 times for Luciano Spalletti’s side in the present season and sees his deal with the Italian giants expire in 2025, contributing to 19 goals, directly. His incredible displays have guided Napoli 13 points clear of Inter Milan, placed second and Roma in the race to win the Scudetto, courting Chelsea’s interest in doing so. Todd Boehly is ready to compete with Paris Saint Germain and Manchester United for the talisman in the summer. According to reports, the side of Spalleti could demand as much as £ 100 million for Osimhen. Read more »

Didier Drogba Resigns from AFI

Didier Drogba has been in the news since he took up the vice president role in AFI. Currently, he has announced his resignation from this post, accusing the body of not taking adequate action on certain issues. He has sent an open letter to concerned media authorities. In that, he has stated that inaction on the part of the Footballers Association or AFI was the reason for his resignation. He found that the association was not responding to the expectations and needs of the players. The association should be defending the interests and rights of the owners.

Drogba has been the former skipper for the national team. When he retired many expected him to head the football association of this West African country. However, his candidacy was snubbed since AFI alleged that he was not sufficiently involved in the representative organization of the players. Read more »


Chelsea are willing to offer Hakim Ziyech to Juventus as part of a package to sign Adrien Rabiot, according to reports. The Morocco international continues to struggle for game time at Stamford Bridge, with Graham Potter yet to hand him a start in either the Premier League or the Champions League. Ziyech has been named in a starting line-up just once this season, leaving him facing an uncertain future at Stamford Bridge. The former Ajax forward looks set to depart the club in an upcoming transfer window, and the Blues are considering using him in a player-plus-cash offer for Rabiot.

That is according to a report by the Italian outlet Calciomercato, which states that the Blues are poised to renew their interest in the Frenchman. With N’Golo Kante and Jorginho both out of contract at the end of the campaign, Chelsea are likely to seek midfield reinforcements in 2023. Rabiot, who came close to joining Manchester United in the summer, is thought to be one of the players on the west Londoners’ radar. Read more »


Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is delighted with the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Spanish La Liga side Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Didier Drogba expressed his delight on his official Twitter account shortly after Chelsea confirmed the arrival of Gabonese striker Aubameyang at the start of this month.

In his tweet which showed his delight at the capture of Ex-Arsenal striker Aubameyang, Didier Drogba reminded the Gabonese player how they talked about a possible move to Chelsea some years ago. Read more »


Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen has stated his admiration for Didier Drogba and his personality. He talked extensively about Didier Drogba in a recent interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica.

Osimhen has always enjoyed comparison with Chelsea legend Drogba amongst football fans around the world. When asked about Didier Drogba during the aforementioned interview, Super Eagles striker Osimhen said he’s a big fan of Drogba and his personality. For him, he didn’t like Drogba as a footballer only. Osimhen also admires the Ivorian football icon for his leadership qualities on and off the pitch. The Nigerian was particular about his leadership qualities off the pitch. Read more »