Didier Drogba hails Serge Aurier

Toulouse's French defender Serge Aurier celebrates with teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Rennes (SRFC ) vs Toulouse (TFC) at the Route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France, on March 15, 2014
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Didier Drogba brands Ivory Coast teammate Serge Aurier "the best right-back in all of France".

Didier Drogba has branded Ivory Coast teammate Serge Aurier "the best right-back in all of France".

Aurier, who currently represents Toulouse, provided two assists last night as his country recorded a 2-1 win over Japan in their World Cup opener.

Arsenal have been strongly linked with a move for the full-back, and Drogba believes that his countryman would thrive in England.

"He's the best right-back in all of France," Drogba told FIFA's official website.

"I think he'll do well at the next level too, in the Premier League."

Arsenal have already lost Bacary Sagna to Manchester City this summer.

Gervinho of the Ivory Coast celebrates scoring his team's second goal with teammate Didier Drogba during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between the Ivory Coast and Japan at Arena Pernambuco on June 14, 2014
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