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Football: Chelsea return for club great Didier Drogba

Published on Jul 26, 2014 5:42 PM
 
Premier League giants Chelsea announced on Friday, July 25, 2014, that their former striker Didier Drogba has returned to the club on a one-year contract. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Premier League giants Chelsea announced on Friday that their former striker Didier Drogba has returned to the club on a one-year contract.

Citing the influence of manager Jose Mourinho, Drogba told the club website: "It was an easy decision. I couldn't turn down the opportunity to work with Jose again.

"Everyone knows the special relationship I have with this club and it has always felt like home to me. My desire to win is still the same and I look forward to the opportunity to help this team.

"I am excited for this next chapter of my career," added Drogba, who was pictured on the club website posing with Chelsea's new home shirt.

 
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