Didier Drogba will be leaving Chelsea.
Chelsea announced on his official website the departure of his Ivorian striker, Didier Drogba, at the end of his contract in June. Didier Drogba will therefore leave the Blues after eight years at Stamford Bridge. He did not reveal his next destination. Nothing is more difficult to succeed its output. Didier Drogba, he is not missing. Saturday, he completed his London career by a shot the decisive goal in the final of the Champions League. Three days later, he formalized his departure on the Chelsea site, after eight years of good and loyal service. I wanted to put an end to the speculation and confirm that I leave Chelsea. The decision was difficult and I am proud of what we have succeeded with this club, but it was time for me to go to new challenges, said 34 year old striker who has not yet revealed its future destination. End-of-contract in June, Didier Drogba long wished to extend its lease with the Blues. While the club was more inclined to offer him a further year when the player was two, the Ivorian has finally decided to stop there. Saturday against Bayern victory finally convinced him to leave: as that team, we have so much done things and won all possible trophies. Saturday remains as a very special moment for everyone at the club, and even the fans, he said today. Didier Drogba is a legend of Chelsea and part forever family, the Director General of the club, Ron Gourlay has responded. Come back from Marseille in July 2004, Didier Drogba will have marked the history of the Blues in scoring 157 goals in 341 games played, which makes him the 4th top scorer in the history of the Chelsea Football Club. Drogba also won 3 titles of champion of England, 4 sections of England and, of course, the Champions League.