Didier Drogba is set to play alongside former Chelsea team mate Frank Lampard for New York City in the MLS, according to MLSSoccer.com.
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The MLS official site published the story, giving it a credibility that lots of sports publications in the US are now picking up on.
Drogba has just won the league title with Chelsea, but it was confirmed several weeks ago that he would leave the club for the second time at the end of this season.
Frank Lampard will join his New York team mates in the coming days. The move was surrounded in controversy earlier this year, but is finally set to be completed.
New York City are enduring a dismal debut season in the MLS. They’ve won just one of their first twelve games and are last in the Eastern Conference with just seven points – one point behind CONCACAF Champions League runners up Montreal Impact.