|Chelsea star Drogba signs 2½ year deal with Shanghai Shenuha|
Chelsea's star player and Ivory Coast international Didier Frogba has signed the deal with the Chinese club Shanghai Shenuha over a period of two-and-a-half-years. Drogba's deal is the beiigest ever so far in China's Super League.
The official announcement from the club has put an end to the speculations about the move from the English club. Drogba will become the highest earning player in China with weekly pay of 200,000 pounds ($314,000).
Drogba will be joining his former Chelsea teammate and French international Nicolas Anelka.
"Today I can inform you that I have signed with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua FC for a two-and-a-half year deal (until the end of 2014)." "I will fly out to join up with the squad in July," Drogba mentioned in his official website.
On the other hand Chinese club Shanghai Shenuha confirmed the deal by posting a picture of Didier Drogba wearing their team's T-shirt on it website.