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Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba hails Osimhen

Former Chelsea player, Didier Drogba has described the Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen as a great striker, one he likes and one who has the potential for greatness.

“I like him (Osimhen) a lot. Great striker. He can be the best in the world and when you have the talent like he’s got, I think it’s just a question of momentum, ” Drogba told Marco Giordano in an interview.

According to SOCCERNET, Osimhen had long revealed he loves the Ivorian football legend and wanted to be like him while growing as a footballer on the streets of Lagos.

“I like Drogba, but not just as a footballer, ” the Napoli star had told the Republica Newspaper.

“I like leaders and he was it on and off the pitch, where it counts the most. He has a personality that I admire, ” he said.

Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 games for Chelsea and was a clutch player for the club in his heyday. He’s also the top scorer in the history of the Ivorian national team.

Osimhen is also fast developing into a globally reputable forward and has been linked with various Premier League clubs ahead of the new season.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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