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Drogba joining Galatasaray

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."

TRT television had reported on Sunday, quoting a source close to the club that agreement had been reached on an 18-month contract.

The Hurriyet newspaper reported that Drogba would be paid 7 million euros ($9.5 million) for the contract with a bonus of 30,000 euros ($40,000) for each match played.

- Afp

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