Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba’s 17-year-old son has signed for the academy of French Ligue 1 club Guingamp.
Isaac Drogba, also a striker, was previously with Chelsea’s academy and is following in his father’s footsteps.
?[OFFICIEL] : Drogba rejoint l'EAG ! ?⚫
La cellule recrutement de l’Akademi EAG est très heureuse d’enregistrer la signature d'Isaac Drogba, fils de Didier Drogba. Né à Vannes, le 15 décembre 2000 et formé à Chelsea, il intègre les U19 de l'Akademi.
Bienvenue Isaac ! pic.twitter.com/xvfqpYsl2T
— En Avant de Guingamp (@EAGuingamp) February 19, 2018
Drogba senior joined Guingamp from Le Mans for £80,000 16 years ago, going on to score 24 goals in 50 games for the French side.
His famous father congratulated Isaac on Instagram: “Couldn’t be more proud of you Isaac Drogba.”
Didier Drogba went on to play for Marseille after leaving Guingamp, signing for Chelsea a year later in 2004.
During a glittering career at Chelsea, he won four Premier League title, four FA Cups and the Champions League.
He also represented the Ivory Coast 104 times.
During a 2015 interview he said that his son, who was born in France, wanted to represent England.
Guingamp are currently 10th in Ligue 1.