The striker Didier Drogba has confirmed that he is leaving Chelsea Football Club when his contract expires at the end of June.
He said that it was a difficult decision to make but he was proud of what Chelsea had achieved.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at the club especially Roman, and my team mates, many of whom have become very close friends and will be my friends for life. I would also like to say a very special thank you to the Chelsea fans, who have shown me so much love and support over the years.
I wish the club all the best and continued success for the future - you will always be in my heart”
Drogba, 34, joined Chelsea from Olympique Marseille in 2004 and scored 157 goals in 341 appearances for the club.
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