Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has confirmed that he will leave the Chelsea this summer.
The 34-year-old has spent eight years at Chelsea, scoring 157 goals in 341 appearances, and helped the Blues win 10 titles.
Drogba, who scored the winning penalty in the Champions League Final victory over Bayern, is set to be a free agent when his Blues contract expires next month.
In a statement on the Chelsea' s official website, Drogba said: "I wanted to put an end the speculation and confirm that I am leaving Chelsea
'It has been a very difficult decision for me to make and I am very proud of what we have achieved but the time is right for a new challenge for me.