WERNER CAN EMULATE DROGBA AT CHELSEA

Under-fire Chelsea attacker Timo Werner can take solace from Didier Drogba’s slow start at Stamford Bridge according to journalist Oliver Young-Myles who writes for inews in the United Kingdom (UK). Just like Didier Drogba, Timo Werner has made a relatively slow start to life at Chelsea since his lucrative transfer from German Bundesliga team RB Leipzig. The Blues paid a whooping £52m to sign him from the German club and he has scored nine goals in 25 appearances but his misses in front of goal has generated more noise than the ones he scored.


Timo Werner can look up to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, who made a slow start in West London before going on to attain legendary status at the club. Timo Werner has been tagged a flop by some Chelsea fans despite scoring eight goals in his first 20 games for the club with four of those goals coming in the Premier League but a certain Didier Drogba netted just seven goals in his first 20 Chelsea and the rest they say is history as he was able to recover from that slow start to win a lot of trophies for Chelsea, while playing a starring role. Continue reading “WERNER CAN EMULATE DROGBA AT CHELSEA”

HOW SOUTHAMPTON ALMOST SIGNED DROGBA REVEALED

 

Didier Drogba could have had a different career path if Southampton had been successful with their bid to sign the Ivorian football legend. It was revealed that the Saints tried to sign Didier Drogba while he was with Guingamp in the French league. According to The Athletic, Southampton wanted to sign Didier Drogba and FlorentMalouda while the two players were on the payroll of Guingamp. The two players would go on to play for Chelsea in the Premier League.


The publication from The Athletic revealed that Southampton’s former owner Rupert Lowe had a deal lined up for both Didier Drogba and FlorentMalouda but the Saints were not able to get the deal across the line. Didier Drogba was 25 at the time, while FlorentMalouda was 23 at the time of the interest from Southampton. Didier Drogba and FlorentMalouda were important players in the Guingamp team that was punching above its weight in the French top flight at that time. Continue reading “HOW SOUTHAMPTON ALMOST SIGNED DROGBA REVEALED”