Chelsea legend Didier Drogba sent a heartfelt message out to Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim after being diagnosed with Covid-19.
Drogba posted a photograph hugging Terim alongside a caption written in Turkish.
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Çok değerli Hocam İmparator Fatih Terim ve İkinci Başkanımız Abdurrahim Albayrak’ın corona virüs sonuçlarının pozitif çıktığını üzüntüyle öğrenmiş bulunmaktayım. İki güçlü karakterin bu virüsü de yenebileceğine inancım sonsuz. Dualarım Hocam,Başkanım ve bütün Türk halkıyla beraber… @galatasaray Çare Turkiye, Çare the World 🙏🏾
Drogba played under the stewardship of Terim during his spell at Galatasaray.
The former Ivory Coast international won the Super Lig and Turkish Cup during his time in Turkey and is fondly remembered by Galatasaray fans.
Drogba has kept active with his Turkish following regularly reaching out to them on social media.
Terim revealed he had contracted coronavirus on Monday and was hospitalised soon after.
The legendary Galatasaray manager posted a message on his official Twitter account that he tested positive for the virus.
Bugün yapılan test sonuçlarına göre Corona Virüs sonucum pozitif çıkmıştır. Hastanede emin ellerdeyim. Merak etmeyin. En kısa zamanda haberleşmek üzere..
— Fatih Terim (@fatihterim) March 23, 2020
The Lions boss remains in hospital and is currently being looked after by health staff.
Terim is the most successful manager in the history of Turkish football winning six Super Lig titles and is the only coach to have led a domestic side to European glory.
He guided Galatasaray to the 2000 UEFA Cup title.