Manchester United boss reveals interest in Chelsea legend

18:51 23 July 2012

Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United manager

Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United manager

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: Sir Alex Ferguson would have tried to sign Didier Drogba had he decided to remain in England

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that he would have been interested in signing Chelsea legend Didier Drogba.

Had the Ivory Coast international, whose last touch for the Blues was to win them the Champions League final, wanted to remain in England the Red Devils would have been interested.

“I think that the decision was his anyway because he said he was going to leave Chelsea and not play in the English league -- that eliminated everyone. I could have been.”

Related articles

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Judy Murray said it is difficult for her to let Anton Du Beke take control on the Strictly dancefloor.

Read more

Full investigation launched as officers describe the incident as ‘suspicious’.

Read more

Sue Perkins has laughed off complaints about her saucy presenting style on The Great British Bake Off.

Read more

Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

Match reports

TOP STORIES

Chelsea Transfer News

Quizzes

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

Read more
Diego Costa of Chelsea exchanges words with Cesc Fabregas (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Chelsea have made several personnel changes over the course of the summer as they look to mount a squad that can challenge for the title.

Read more
Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Croatia's Daniel Prajnic, France's Paul Pogba and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo... three hair-raising World Cup stars (Picture: Archant/Getty)

The World Cup is a showcase of fantastic football... and terrible hairstyles. Try this quiz and test your knowledge of the wackiest barnets in Brazil.

Read more