Galatasaray Striker Didier Drogba Eyes Champions League Clash With PSG

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Former Chelsea star keen to face-off against wealthy French side.

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Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has expressed his desire to play French giants PSG in the quarter-finals of the Champions League according to

The former Chelsea forward helped his side into the next round after they beat German side Schalke 4-3 on aggregate.

Drogba used to play for Ligue 1 side Marseille and has said he would relish the chance to play against his former club’s big rivals. Marseille are currently vying with PSG for the Ligue 1, with the Parisian club currently leading the French table, four points clear of Lyon and seven points clear of third placed Marseille

‘PSG? Why not? It would be a good challenge and it would be a nod to Marseille’, said Drogba.

‘We must be ambitious and dream of the Champions League. With Chelsea, I won it once, but it was not enough. I want to touch the cup, but it is still far away.

‘We will try to do our best. If we could avoid all the teams and go directly to the final, it would be perfect.’

The Ivorian forward admitted he has struggled to regain his fitness since arriving in Turkey from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January.

‘I am struggling with my physique. These last few months have been difficult, but it comes slowly.’

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