Just like his father, Chelsea legend's son joins top Italian club

Just like his father, Chelsea legend's son joins top Italian club

- Didier Drogba son Isaac is threading on the path of his father as he joins fourth division side Folgore Caratese on loan

- The 20-year-old who played for Chelsea's youth side can play as a central striker or an attacking winger

- Isaac has been without a club since he left the Team B of French club Guingamp at the end of last season

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Didier Drogba's son, Isaac, has started his signed his first professional contract with Italian fourth division side Folgore Caratese on loan till the end of the season, Daily Mail.

Just like his father, Isaac plays as an attacker and has sealed a contract with the Lombardy-based side after having spells Chelsea's U19s and Team B of French club Guingamp.

Didier began his glittering career with French second division side Le Mans before moving to Guingamp and Chelsea.

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Just like father, Chelsea legend's son joins top Italian club
Didier Drogba's son Isaac joins Italian 4th division side Folgore Caratese. Photo by Visual China Group
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The 2006 and 2009 African Footballer of the Year won Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the Champions League during his spell at Stamford Bridge.

He also won the Turkish Super Lig with Galatasary and remains Cote d'Ivoire's highest goalscorer before hanging his boots in 2018.

Isaac will be expected to play an important role for Folgore Caratese in gaining promotion to Serie C as they are currently two points off the playoff spot in seventh place.

The 20-year-old who can play in all departments in the attack has been without a club since he left Guingamp last summer.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Ivorian international and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has announced his separation from his estranged wife Lalla Diakite.

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The pair married on June 12, 2011, in Monaco in the presence of selected guests, but the player claims they have separated after 20 years of togetherness.

Although he did not explain reasons for their separation, the two-time Africa Player of the Year Award recipient, however, noted that it was a difficult decision.

Legit.ng also reported that Chelsea star Salomon Kalou took to social media to announce the arrival of his baby girl with his partner Karina Ferreira.

The 35-year-old who currently plays for Brazilian club side Botafogo posted the feet of the newborn on his official Instagram page.

The post has generated so much engagement with one of his former bosses among the first set of people to congratulate the player.

Source: Legit

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