Drogba to play for Shanghai club

AFP-JIJI

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba said Wednesday that he has formally signed with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

“I have signed with the Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua,” he said in a statement in French posted on his website. “I have signed a two-and-a-half-year contract (until December 31, 2014) and will join the team in July.”