Didier Drogba's son Isaac joins Italian fourth division side
Drogba’s son shoots for the Italian stars [photo courtesy]

Isaac Drogba, son of former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier, has signed a deal with Italian fourth division side Folgore Caratese, the club announced on Monday.

The 20-year-old, who operates in attack like his father, has joined the Lombardy-based side after spells in the Chelsea youth setup and with the Under-19 and B teams of French side Guingamp.

His father Didier began his career in the French second tier at Le Mans and went on to win four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the Champions League at Chelsea, a Turkish title with Galatasaray, and become the Ivory Coast’s all-time top scorer before retiring in 2018.

Didier Drogba's son Isaac joins Italian fourth division side
Chelsea’s Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic (top C) and Chelsea’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) place the crown of the Premier League trophy on the head of Chelsea’s Ivorian striker Didier Drogba (bottom C) surrounded by team-mates during the trophy presentation after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015. [AFP]

Isaac will now be tasked with firing his new employers towards Serie C, as they currently sit seventh in Group A of Serie D, two points outside a playoff spot.

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