Anelka: Drogba could join me in China

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SHANGHAI (AP) -- Nicolas Anelka says he expects to be joined at new club Shanghai Shenhua by former Chelsea teammate Didier Drogba at the end of the English season.

Anelka was presented Thursday as the latest new signing for the ambitious Chinese club, which has also been heavily linked with a big-money move for Drogba.

Anelka says "I don't want to say too much, but I expect Drogba to come."

Sections of the British media have reported that Shenhua is ready to pay the 33-year-old Drogba a weekly salary of 270,000 pounds ($420,000), making him one of the highest-earning players in world football.

Drogba's contract at Chelsea, where he has played since 2004, expires at the end of the season.