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Marseille attempted to sign Chelsea striker Didier Drogba before transfer deadline

Marseille have revealed they tried to bring Chelsea striker Didier Drogba back to the club before the transfer deadline, even as relations between coach Didier Deschamps and sporting director Jose Anigo were stretched to breaking point.

Club president Jean-Claude Dassier has revealed Deschamps and Anigo were in disagreement over several potential signings - as well as the controversial exit of Hatem Ben Arfa to Newcastle and Mamadou Niang to Fenerbahce - and have only now patched up their working relationship.

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BjornarO3557d ago

he would never go from big Chelsea to small Marseille..

sokrates3556d ago

He is a big star in Marseille - and the club and the city never forgot about him. If they can afford him, I guess its an option.

donb3556d ago

Its to early. Maybe in the same transfer window season. He has always said he would like to end his career in Marseille.