Football: Drogba wants new Chelsea contract

The 33-year-old is believed to want two more years.


Agencies August 14, 2011

LONDON:


Didier Drogba is adamant he wants to finish his career at Chelsea and says negotiations over a new contract are ongoing. The striker is in the final year of his contract in West London and the Blues are thought to have offered him a 12-month extension on his deal.

However, the 33-year-old is believed to want two more years, with a view to hanging up his boots at the Premier League club. “I said a few years ago that I’ll be here until the end of my contract,” he said. “But I would like to finish my career here.”  Manager Andre Villas-Boas said the situation was still up in the air. “He knows our offer and he’s made a counter offer,” he said.”


Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th, 2011.

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