Ivory Coast's Drogba announces Galatasaray departure

Mahmoud Elassal, Monday 19 May 2014

Didier Drogba reveals his move from Turkish side Galatasaray at the end of the current season

Ivorian striker Didier Drogb
Ivorian striker Didier Drogba (Photo: Reuters)

Ivory Coast's striker Didier Drogba announced on Monday that he will leave his current club, the Turkish side Galatasaray, by the end of the season.

The 36-year-old attacker joined Galatasaray in the 2013 season from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua and has since delivered outstanding performances that have brought him into the spotlight – especially lifting the Turkish Cup earlier this week.

"I thank Turkish fans for supporting me since my arrival to Turkey, the place I feel is like my home land," Drogba wrote on his official Instagram official account.

"I announce that this season will be the last season for me in Turkey as I will leave the club next summer," he added.

The former Chelsea star has reportedly been chased by European top flight teams including the Blues and Juventus.

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