Didier Drogba's 17-year-old son, Isaac signs for Guingamp

Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son, Isaac signs for Guingamp

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Ligue 1 side Guingamp sign Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son, Isaac.

Drogba ‘couldn’t be more proud’ as son signs for Guingamp.

Ligue 1 club Guingamp have confirmed the signing of Isaac Drogba, the son of Chelsea legend Didier.

The 17-year-old, who had been playing in Chelsea’s academy, has followed in the footsteps of his father who also moved tothe Stade de Roudourou 16 years ago.

Didier went on to score 24 goals in 50 appearances for Guingamp, and is delighted that his son — also a striker — has joined Antoine Kombouare’s side.

Drogba is delighted to see his son follow in his footsteps, with the former Ivory Coast striker having spent the 2002-03 season at the club and going on to join Marseille and in the year 2004 he joined Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side in a move that completely changed the life and fortunes for the Ivorian.

Isaac Droba.

“Couldn’t be more proud of you Isaac Drogba,” he wrote on Instagram.

Drogba’s former teammates Frank Lampard and John Terry were among the first to reply.

“Congratulations! I remember Isaac as the small polite boy! Now a man!” Lampard said.

And ex-Chelsea captain Terry wrote: “Can’t believe how big he is mate, congratulations.”

Guingamp currently sit 10th in the Ligue 1 table after 26 matches.

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