Chelsea Legend Drogba Welcomes Aubameyang With Classy Message

Chelsea Legend Drogba Welcomes Aubameyang With Classy Message

  • Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba has expressed delight by the club's signing of Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to the English Premier League after joining Chelsea from Barcelona
  • Didier Drogba was an influential figure at Chelsea during his playing days, winning several titles including the UEFA Champions League

Didier Drogba has welcomed striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Chelsea following the Gabonese transfer deadline day move.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang joins Chelsea on a two-year deal from Spanish giants Barcelona.

Drogba, who is friends with Aubameyang, took to social media to congratulate the former Arsenal man, reminding him of their past conversation about Chelsea.

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Didier Drogba has welcomed Aubameyang to Chelsea after he joined the club on transfer deadline day. Credit: @ChelseaFC @SkySports
Source: Twitter
"Finally !!!!! Remember the time we spoke about it years ago. Happy for you brother, Aubameyang," Drogba wrote on Twitter.

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The Ivory Coast legend will be hoping Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replicates the exploits he chalked with the Blues.

Drogba won several titles at the London club, including the 2012 UEFA Champions League trophy.

Meanwhile, Aubameyang returns to the English Premier League, where he played for Arsenal in the past.

The 33-year-old could make his Chelsea debut on Saturday in the London derby against West Ham at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea announce signing of Barcelona forward Aubameyang

English giants Chelsea have completed the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from La Liga side Barcelona.

The 33-year-old former Arsenal campaign joins the Blues on a two-year-old to make a sensation return to the English Premier League.

Chelsea wrote:

"The experienced forward joins the Blues on a two-year contract and becomes the sixth senior signing of the summer window to bolster our men’s squad following a seven-month stay at Camp Nou. He scored 13 goals in 23 appearances for Barca last term, helping them rise from sixth in La Liga when he joined in February to finish as runners-up."

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Chelsea reach agreement with Aubameyang

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Chelsea have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona.

The Blues have been hunting for a prolific striker this summer to reinforce their attack line following the departures of Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku.

Reports suggest the west London club shortlisted Aubameyang for the role and have been pushing to land the Gabonese striker before the transfer window shuts.

Source: Sports Brief News