Former Galatasaray striker Drogba to play his final game for Chelsea

Didier Drogba will play his final game for Chelsea today as he confirmed that he will be leaving the London based club for the second time.

The Ivorian striker confirmed the news on the clubs official website.

“I want to play for at least one more season and in order to play more football I feel I need to go to another club.

“All the fans know my love for Chelsea and I hope to be back here in the future in another role.”

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Drogba spent two seasons at Galatasaray and scored 20 goals in 53 games.

The Ivory Coast international won the Süper Lig, Turkish Cup and reached the quarter-final of the Champions League while at the Lions.

The former Lions striker recently revealed that he will join in the championship celebrations if Galatasaray win the league title.

“I want to be here at the end of the season celebrating the championship,” Drogba told Galatasaray TV.

The 37-year-old maintains close ties with Turkey, often visiting Istanbul and he is also a brand ambassador for Turkish Airlines.

Drogba has two assists and seven goal in 39 appearances for Chelsea this season.