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Didier Drogba to debut against the Union

The Philadelphia Union's defense will get it's latest test - one of the greatest strikers of the modern era.

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is scheduled to make his MLS debut this Saturday against the Philadelphia Union.

This does not bode well for the Union, whose defense has been absolutely terrible. The Union have conceded a league high 43 goals in their 25 games (1.72 goals against per game - only Toronto FC is worse with a 1.78 GA/G) and gave up three goals against a Chicago Fire team who currently rank 18th in the league in goals for (they've scored 27 after their glut last night).

Drogba scored four in 28 games for Chelsea during their 2014-15 season, which saw them win the English Premier League. This was Drogba's second stint with the English giants - he'd played there from 2004 through 2012, scoring 100 goals over 226 matches and winning three EPL titles and two FA Cups before heading to China and Turkey before his eventual return.

Drogba joined the Impact on July 27 but hasn't played a match yet in Major League Soccer.