West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho, who only join the club recently has been on great scoring form and has revealed that he wants to emulate the likes of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, Daily Mail reports.
The 24-year-old striker has already netted five goals in five games as his team are currently enjoying a great start to the new campaign sitting in seventh place.
After his recent 2-1 victory over struggling Queens Park Rangers, he stated that Drogba was his hero and hopes to follow in his footsteps.
“It’s because of him that I wanted to have the No 15 at West Ham,” Sakho said.
“I like how he plays and the way he plays. I think the game in England needs people like Didier Drogba and I take him as my example.
“I have made sacrifices since my father died two years ago and the birth of my daughter, also two years ago. I asked myself: do you want to be just a good professional, always playing at the same level? That’s what motivated me to get to where I am.
“If I want to give a good education to my daughter and how better to give her a good education as far as football is concerned than by showing her that her father can play at the same high level as the players he used to dream about and see on television.”
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