Ex-Chelsea legend Didier Drogba ready for MLS Impact

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Drogba will be a "designated player" meaning his pay packet will not be hindered by the MLS' salary cap (Source: Getty)

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will continue his playing career in Major League Soccer after last night signing for Canadian side Montreal Impact.

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Drogba left Chelsea at the end of last season after winning his fourth Premier League title with the Blues. The 37-year-old made 381 appearances across two spells at Stamford Bridge.

Montreal Impact president Joey Saputo said: “It’s an honour to welcome Didier Drogba to the Impact. This is one of the biggest days in the club’s history.”

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