Galatasaray fans turn out to welcome Didier Drogba

Drogba is set to be officially unveiled to supporters prior to Sunday evening's home match against Antalyaspor.

updated: February 09, 2013 09:59 IST
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Istanbul: Hundreds of Galatasaray fans turned out at Istanbul airport on Friday afternoon to welcome Didier Drogba, the Ivory Coast striker who is set to sign a one-and-a-half-year deal with the Turkish league leaders.

The former Marseille, Chelsea and Shanghai Shenhua star flew in to Istanbul on a private aircraft from London, and briefly greeted the gathered fans before departing with Galatasaray officials.

"I'm really happy to be here," Drogba said, in English, in an interview with the club's in-house television channel.

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