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Rumour: Chelsea legend Didier Drogba to join Juventus for free

3.38K   //    22 May 2014, 11:46 IST
Didier Drogba of Galatasaray
Galatasaray forward Didier Drogba to join Italian side Juventus in the next transfer window.

Didier Drogba’s days as a Galatasaray player is numbered, and if reports by French paper L'Equipe are to be believed, the former Chelsea striker will be joining Serie A side Juventus as a free agent.

The Ivory Coast International will be out of contract after his 18-month deal with the Turkish club runs out, and Juventus are one of the teams who are looking to rope in the striker to add fire to their already star-studdled forward line which includes Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez and Mirko Vucinic..

beIN Sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri has confirmed the reports:

According to L’Equipe, both the parties have already reached an agreement for a one-year deal, and the player will be leaving the club as a free agent this summer.

The 36-year-old has been crucial for Galatasaray this season, having scored 12 times and assisting three times. 

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