Juventus not chasing Didier Drogba

Updated: 22 December 2012 15:51 IST

Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A football giants have signed a deal with former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

Juventus not chasing Didier Drogba

Rome:

Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A football giants have signed a deal with former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

Local media reported that a deal between the Bianconeri and the former Chelsea man were done, but Marotta confirmed that those stories were fabricated, reports Xinhua.

"Drogba? No, we haven't made any contact," he told Sky Sport Italia. "He would not be available anyway because of the African Cup of Nations.

"I don't know how people haven't realised this. Lucio has recently left the club and Giorgio Chiellini is injured, so we will be searching for a player to fill the central defender role," he said.

Related Articles
Premier League: Arsenal Fend Off Stoke City, Watford Stun Everton
Premier League: Arsenal Fend Off Stoke City, Watford Stun Everton
Atletico de Kolkata Rally Past Mumbai City 3-2 in First Leg of ISL Semis
Atletico de Kolkata Rally Past Mumbai City 3-2 in First Leg of ISL Semis
Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters Face Off in Semi-Final
Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters Face Off in Semi-Final
Show Comments
Advertisement