Drogba signs new contract

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has signed a new three-year contract at the club.

Didier DrogbaThe Ivorian star has commited himself to Carlo Ancelotti’s side until 2012.

The 31-year-old joined Chelsea in 2004 from Marseille, and has scored 94 goals for the Blues, in over 200 appearances.

Drogba told the official website,

“I have decided to extend my contract with Chelsea for two extra years and I am very happy and proud to continue to wear the blue of Chelsea until then,

“I love the club, I feel good here and I want to continue to win titles with them.

“I stay because I am ambitious to pick up lots more trophies, regain the Premier League title, win cups, it’s for this that I have extended my time at Chelsea.

“But my number one objective is to win the Champions League. I am convinced that this year we can go to the end and finally lift this trophy.

“I’d like to take advantage of this message to thank the Chelsea supporters who have always encouraged me with fervour as well as all my fans.”

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