Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Set To Come Out of Retirement To Face Arsene Wenger Again in Tough Encounter

Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Set To Come Out of Retirement To Face Arsene Wenger Again in Tough Encounter

  • Didier Drogba will lead the attack for Legends Of Marseille against the UNICEF Team that will be under Arsene Wenger
  • The match will be a charity one and will be played on October 13 as Didier Drogba will want to hurt Arsene Wenger again
  • During his stint with Chelsea in the Premier League, Didier Drogba netted 15 goals in 16 encounters against the Gunners

Didier Drogba who is a Chelsea legend will on October 13 play against a side that will be led by former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in a charity match in which money generated from it will be used to improve the education of children in Ivory Coast.

During his active playing days in the Premier League, Didier Drogba was known as one of the best strikers considering his styles of play and how he scored his goals.

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Arsenal are the side who suffered more from Drogba on the pitch in the Premier League during the reign of former coach Arsene Wenger.

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba while in action for the Blues. Photo by Ian MacNicol
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Drogba played 16 games against Arsenal and was able to score 15 goals against the North London club in which many of these goals caused heartbreak for Gunners fans.

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According to the report on UK Sun and RMC, Didier Drogba will play for Legends Of Marseille in the charity match, while Arsene Wenger will be in charge of the UNICEF Team.

Former Liverpool ace, Djibril Cisse and Middlesbrough icon, Fabrizio Ravanelli will also be in the same team with Didier Drogba against Wenger's side.

Who will play for Arsene Wenger?

Former Arsenal star Robert Pires ex-Barcelona defender, Eric Abidal and Christian Karembeu who played for Real Madrid will all be in action for the UNICEF Team.

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Victor Osimhen names Didier Drogba his idol

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Victor Osimhen who is currently on the books of Italian giants Napoli named Chelsea legend Didier Drogba as his idol and looking forward to meeting the Ivorian superstar.

Didier Drogba was truly one of the best strikers during his active playing days for Chelsea winning the Premier League title and also the Champions League.

Osimhen who played for the Super Eagles against Liberia and Cape Verde explained that he has been an admirer of the Ivorian since his days in Lagos.

Also, Legit.ng reported how the top 5 African players with most goals were revealed with Ivorian legend Didier Drogba on the summit of the list following his staggering 104 goals.

Drogba who played 226 Premier League matches for Chelsea during his first stint between 2004 and 2012 scored 100 goals and then another 4 goals during his second stint between 2014 and 2015 when he played 28 matches.

Senegalese international Sadio Mane is closing in on the record following his strike in Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, August 21.

Source: Legit

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