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  • Ex-Chelsea striker Drogba joins Montreal Impact

    Ex-Chelsea striker Drogba joins Montreal Impact

    Reuters
    Ex-Chelsea striker Drogba joins Montreal Impact

    (Reuters) - Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has signed for the Montreal Impact, the club announced on Monday as the Ivorian joined a growing list of famous international players in Major League Football. Drogba, who was part of the Chelsea team that won the English Premier League title in May, has joined Montreal in a trade with the Chicago Fire, which had his MLS rights. “It’s an honour to welcome Didier Drogba to the Impact,” said team president Joey Saputo. …

  • Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

    Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

    Associated Press
    Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday. …

  • Impact de Montreal adquiere a Didier Drogba del Chelsea

    Impact de Montreal adquiere a Didier Drogba del Chelsea

    Associated Press
    Impact de Montreal adquiere a Didier Drogba del Chelsea

    MONTREAL (AP) — El Impact de Montreal ha adquirido al ex delantero del Chelsea, Didier Drogba, tras un canje con el Fire de Chicago. …

  • Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

    Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

    AFP News
    Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

    Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba joined Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact on Monday, the Ivory Coast striker signing with the Canadian club after a rights transfer from the Chicago Fire. The 37-year-old African star, who will join the Impact when his Canadian work permit and transfer certificate are obtained, signed an 18-month contract at just over $3 million a year, according to reports. "It's an honour to welcome Didier Drogba to the Impact," team president Joey Saputo said. …

  • Fener hope for Van Persie effect, Monaco begin campaign

    Fener hope for Van Persie effect, Monaco begin campaign

    AFP News
    Fener hope for Van Persie effect, Monaco begin campaign

    The marquee signing of Robin van Persie has underlined Fenerbahce's determination to compete with the best in Europe again, but they face a tough task just to make it beyond the Champions League third qualifying round. The Istanbul giants host Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium on Tuesday as they return to European competition having served a two-year ban for their involvement in match-fixing. Fener are looking to return to the group stage of the …