Didier Drogba Compares Level of Competition Between MLS, Premier League

Montreal Impact star and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba believes MLS is on its way to becoming one of the top leagues in the world and believes the rough travel schedule makes it a more difficult league to play in than the Premier League.

Speaking to Tony Jimenez of Reuters, the 37-year-old striker heaped praise on MLS:

It's a different challenge (in the U.S.). People think it's easy to play there. Believe me, it's more difficult than playing in the Premier League because of the travel.

You can stay at an airport for three or four hours if you miss your flight, so that is what is really leveling the game.

There are not a lot of away wins because when the teams arrive they are tired. There are also some very good players in the league.

It's a growing league and I think it's going to be one of the most important and decisive leagues in the world in a few years.

Drogba scored an impressive 12 goals in 14 matches ...

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