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The Ivorian forward sealed move to Galatasaray last month, and his new team-mate is looking forward to teaming up with the Chelsea legend

Galatasaray forward Burak Yilmaz says he is looking forward to playing alongside Didier Drogba for the Istanbul giants.

The 34-year-old moved to the Turk Telekom Arena in January after a short spell with Shanghai Shenhua, and the Turkey international is looking forward to seeing his new team-mate up close. 

"Drogba is a great player. He is currently adapting, but as I said, he a great player," Burak told reporters.

"I'm proud playing alongside him and I'm going to learn a lot from him. I want to thank the club and the board for making this incredible transfer happen."

Drogba is yet to make an appearance for Galatasaray, but arrived in Istanbul last Friday to a rapturous reception from the club's fans.

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