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Drogba coming to Sacramento

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The Ivorian legend will train with Republic FC ahead of his return to MLS action with Montreal.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

So this happened:

It appears that Montreal Impact's Didier Drogba, in an attempt to limit strain on a swollen left knee, will train with the Republic for several days, according to a club release. Now well documented, the striker's aversion to artificial turf is a limiting factor in his training with the MLS outfit, though it's unclear how Sacramento was selected as an alternative, especially with recent speculation placing Drogba's immediate future in Miami.

We'll bring you more on this as it develops.

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