Turkish club Galatasaray confirm interest in Didier Drogba

Drogba, who is contracted to Chinese top-flight club Shanghai Shenhua, is currently on international duty at the African Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast.

updated: January 28, 2013 20:04 IST
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Istanbul: Turkish top flight club Galatasaray confirmed on Monday that they are negotiating a deal that would bring Ivory Coast's veteran striker Didier Drogba to Istanbul.

"Galatasaray Sports Club has begun official negotiations regarding the transfer of Ivorian professional football player Didier Drogba from FC Shanghai Shenhua," the club said on its website.

The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation had reported on Sunday, quoting a source close to the club, that an agreement had been reached on an 18-month contract.

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