Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua
"I studied all the offers I have received in recent weeks and I feel that going to Shanghai Shenhua is the right direction for me now. I am looking forward to this new challenge, to discover a new culture and I am very enthusiastic about the development of the Chinese football league," the former Chelsea striker said on his website.
He added that he will join the team in China's financial hub next month, Xinhua reported.
Drogba, 34, will pair up with his former Chelsea teammate Nicolas Anelka in the attacking line for Shanghai Shenhua.
No details were given on Shanghai's offer, but it is rumoured that the club will pay as much as $15 million per year.
Drogba capped his Chelsea career by scoring the equaliser and then the penalty shootout winner in the English club's win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.
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