‘I was very happy’ – Koulibaly reveals message he received from Didier Drogba

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Chelsea signed up Kalidou Koulibaly over the summer, in a deal worth £33m from Napoli.

Upon signing for Chelsea, the Senegal international has revealed that Chelsea legend Didier Drogba welcomed him to the club.

Koulibaly has revealed his delight at the message he received from the Ivorian legend, whom he used to watch during his younger days.

“When I was younger, I used to watch Chelsea games, like when Didier Drogba came from Marseille to Chelsea,” said Koulibaly.

“Then they won the Champions League & he scored the penalty, it was everything on my mind, so when I signed for Chelsea he texted me, I was really happy.”

Meanwhile, Koulibaly called Chelsea legend John Terry to ask for his blessings to don the No. 26 jersey at Chelsea.

“The 26 was very special to me, I really appreciate you calling,” Terry said in response.

“It’s no problem for me for you to take it, absolute pleasure. I wish you well because I know how important the number was for me and I’ve seen you wear 26 as well.

“My pleasure mate, I give you the 26.”

Terry added: “No pressure mate. You go and keep winning trophies for us.”