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Drogba Can Enhance Strength of MLS

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The Los Angeles Galaxy have emerged as the favorite to sign superstar striker Didier Drogba in a move that would continue to establish Major League Soccer as a popular destination for big-name players seeking a fresh challenge.

Drogba, the Ivory Coast forward who plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League, has called off contract talks with his current club, and his agent has been busy fielding interest from a number of suitors with deep pockets. The MLS champion Galaxy is one team believed to have made their intent to sign Drogba known, which would suggest that David Beckham is indeed on his way out.

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