Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini continued his spending spree by signing Serbia defender Aleksandar Kolarov from Lazio on Saturday. The deal was worth around 19 million pounds (around Rs 138 crore).
Drogba out for Chelsea’s opener
London: Striker Didier Drogba is set to be sidelined for three weeks after surgery on a groin injury. The 32-year-old had struggled with the problem for much of last season and Friday's surgery was needed to ensure his injury doesn't linger. He is unlikely to recover in time for the Community Shield clash against Manchester United at Wembley on August 8 and could miss the start of Chelsea's Premier League title defence.