The former 38-year-old Montreal Impact player Didier Drogba has reportedly been offered a huge contract from Brazilian soccer giant Corinthian.
After his contract was up with the Impact many people speculated whether or not he would retire from football or join another club one last time. In the last couple of days, there have been many reports that Corinthian was in talks with the striker.
Is Didier Drogba off to Brazilian club Corinthians? Here is a photo of what seems to be a contact sent to Didier. Is it real? pic.twitter.com/cTTfAbR7Mj— Peter Alper (@peteralper99) January 22, 2017
Corinthians' sporting director Flavio Adauto told a press conference in Sao Paulo that negotiations between the club and the player were at an advanced stage.
New details have shown that the Brazilian club has offered Didier a huge deal.
The contact includes:
- 1-year deal until (31/12/2017) worth $120,000 per month
- 6 round trip tickets from Brazil to Europe in Executive class
- 1 rental home in nice neighborhood in the amount of $20,000 rent per month
- 1 armored SUV
- 1 Full-time professional translator BRAZILIAN/ENGLISH
- Special bonus if top goal scorer in the Paulista
- Special bonus if top goal scorer in the Brazilian Championship
Didier Drogba has been known to sign with clubs that offer him good money, in the past he signed with a Chinese club for $310,000 a week. So the signing of Drogba with Brazilian club Corinthians wouldn't come to much surprise.
This photo that has been leaked could be fake but the reports of the team having an interest in him are real, so this begs the question, is Didier Drogba off to Brazil?