. Former Chelsea FC striker Didier Drogba has said in an interview that Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, and FC Barcelona’s Carles Puyol were the toughest opponents he faced in a glittering career in which the Ivory Coast forward terrorized defenses.   Drogba, 37, recently was released by Chelsea FC after his second spell with the club for which he has now won four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, and the Champions League. In a glittering career in which he tormented defenses, when asked which opponents had provided his most enjoyable and toughest challenges, Drogba was quoted saying in an interview to Rio Ferdinand: “I’ve always said you and Vidic.” “People say I scored a few goals against Manchester United. I would say when I was scoring against Manchester United I was really, really happy because I didn’t score much. For me to score against you guys means that I had a good game.” […]

As confirmed by official reports, Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic will leave the Premier League club at the end of the season when his contract runs out in the summer. He has stated that he will seek out a fresh challenge, with Italian giants Inter Milan thought to be favorites to sign the Serbian. The 32-year-old defender joined from Spartak Moscow in 2006, and has enjoyed a hugely successful career at Old Trafford since, helping the club win a string of trophies. Injuries have limited Vidic’s appearances in recent seasons and he featured in just 33 games in the last two seasons, but the center-back has been a regular starter in United’s defense this season. A statement from Vidic on Manchester United’s official website read: “I never could have imagined winning 15 trophies and I will certainly never forget that fantastic night in Moscow, memories that will live with me and the fans forever. “However, I have decided that I […]