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Shanghai optimistic over Drogba deal

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Shanghai optimistic over Drogba deal (©GettyImages)
Shanghai optimistic over Drogba deal (©GettyImages).

Shanghai Shenhua remain hopeful of signing former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

The 34-year-old helped the Blues win the Champions League in Munich to bring the curtain down on a trophy-laden spell in west London. Ivory Coast international Drogba - signed from Marseille for £24million in 2004 - is now expected to join up with former Blues team-mate Nicolas Anelka at the Chinese Super League club on what would be a lucrative free transfer.

New Shanghai Shenhua manager Sergio Batista told reporters: "The people from the club are doing the best things to get Drogba here. I think every coach in the world wants to get Drogba on the team and I hope everything is okay."

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