Didier Drogba has announced his intention to leave the Turkish giants after his contract expires in the summer.
The Chelsea legend spoke of his decision to leave in an interview with the clubs official TV channel.
Drogba stated, "Galatasaray will always be in my heart, I'm very proud to have represented this team.
"I didn't come here for money. If I wanted money I would have stayed in China. I came to Turkey to play football, to feel the passion again. Scoring against Fenerbahce and Besiktas, I think I gave some happiness to our fans."
Drogba also stated, "Jose Mourinho and Wesley Sneijder had a big impact on my decision to sign. Jose said to me 'if Wesley is going then you should go to', so I came."
"It was great to have a chance to play alongside him [Sneijder]."
During the interview Drogba did not state where his future lies.