Didier Drogba won't be joining Arsenal or Liverpool

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Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba insists he is content with his decision to swap the Premier League for China, amid reports he is a target for both Arsenal and Liverpool.

Drogba left Stamford Bridge as a free agent in July, having spent eight glorious years with the Blues, during which he scored 157 goals in 341 appearances.

The 34-year-old's time in Shanghai, however, seemed as though it may have been cut short after only a month with Shenhua, given an ownership wrangle behind the scenes.

Drogba was linked with a deadline day move to Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers strived desperately to bring another striker to Anfield after Andy Carroll left for West Ham.

Arsene Weneger, meanwhile, was reportedly interested in following up the signings of Lukas Podolksi and Olivier Giroud with the acquisition of Drogba, after the departure of Robin van Persie.

The Chelsea legend, however, says he knows he made the right decision to join Shanghai Shenhua and is in it for the long haul - even if he does miss the Premier League.

"I hope more because I'm really happy here," he told BBC Sport. "I miss the Premier League because it's the best league in the world, but really I don't regret my choice.

"I just arrived like two months ago so I'm really happy. I am, I'm really happy here so I have no reasons to leave. I don't want to leave here."

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