French Ligue 1

Marseille tried to sign Drogba before deadline

September 9, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Marseille have revealed they tried to bring Chelsea striker Didier Drogba back to the Ligue 1 club before the transfer deadline, despite a breakdown in relations between the coach, Didier Deschamps, and the sporting director, Jose Anigo.

Club president Jean-Claude Dassier has revealed Deschamps and Anigo fell out over the club's transfer dealings - including the controversial exit of Hatem Ben Arfa to Newcastle United - and have only now patched up their working relationship.

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