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Top 8: Best free transfers

Drogba & Sneijder have helped bump up the quality. (©GettyImages)
Drogba & Sneijder have helped bump up the quality. (©GettyImages).

Didier Drogba

The Ivory Coast legend’s move to China following the expiration of his Chelsea contract was certainly not a successful free transfer, as ownership issues meant getting paid was a problem.

Following the breakdown of his contract at Shanghai Shenhua, Drogba chose to move to Turkish side Galatasaray and pair him with Holland international Wesley Sneijder to make a formidable partnership that would fire them to the Super Lig title last year.

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