Drogba’s son Isaac joins French side Guingamp

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Isaac Drogba is following the footstep of his father, former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba.

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The 17-year-old from Chelsea Academy has joined French league 1 side Guingamp, a side his dad played for 16 years ago.

The French side confirmed the deal on Monday.

It said, “Drogba joins the EAG! The recruitment cell of the academy EAG is very pleased to record the signature of Isaac Drogba, son of Didier Drogba. Born in Vannes, on December 15, 2000 and trained in Chelsea, he joined the U19 of the academy,” the club tweeted

Drogba Senior joined Las Costarmoricains in an £80,000 move from Le Mans. There, he scored 24 goals in 50 appearances before linking up with Olympique Marseille.

Excited by this move, Drogba senior took to Instagram to express his delight. “Couldn’t be more proud of you Isaac Drogba.”

Drogba’s former teammates Frank Lampard and John Terry were among the first to reply.”Congratulations! I remember Isaac as the small polite boy! Now a man!” Lampard said. And ex-Chelsea Captain Terry wrote: “Can’t believe how big he is mate, congratulations.”

Drogba Senior scored 24 goals in 50 appearances for Guingamp, before moving first to Marseille and then to Chelsea where he made huge impact scoring 164 goals in 381 appearances for the Blues.   Guingamp, occupy the 10th position on the Ligue 1 log.

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