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OSIMHEN CAN BE WORLD CLASS – DROGBA

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has hailed Nigerian star Victor Osimhen as a fantastic talent amidst the transfer rumours linking the Napoli player with a move to Stamford Bridge this summer. Didier Drogba spoke about Osimhen and his status as a quality player in an exclusive interview with journalist Marco Giordano.

Napoli striker Osimhen has been very vocal about his love and admiration for Didier Drogba. He has described the Ivorian football icon as his football idol while growing up. Osimhen had been compared with Drogba on numerous occasions due to their similar playing style. In an interview with Italian publication La Repubblica, Osimhen said he doesn’t like the Napoli attacker for his footballing abilities alone as he was also a leader on and off the pitch. His personality is greatly admired by the Napoli man. Didier Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 games over two spells at Chelsea. He moved to Chelsea from French team Marseille in 2004 and spent eight years at Stamford Bridge before leaving to join Galatasaray in the Turkish top flight on a free transfer in 2012. After two years at Galatasaray, Drogba returned for a one-year, second Chelsea spell in 2014. Read more »