Didier Drogba

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Chelsea star Didier Drogba is being linked with Real Madrid. New Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will make a determined effort to sign Ashley Cole, but the biggest prize for him would be Drogba. Chelsea are naturally reluctant to sell last season's leading goalscorer but could be tempted to listen to offers should they land…
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Ivory Coast's striker Didier Drogba plans to fulfill an 'amazing' World Cup by finishing up as the tournament's top goalscorer. The 32-year-old won the Premier League Golden Boot this season, netting 37 goals in all competitions as he helped Chelsea to a league and FA Cup double for the first time in the London club's…
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Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has nominated his three toughest strikers. Carra pinpoints Fernando Torres, David Villa and Didier Drogba as the toughest frontmen to stop. The trio are bound to be fighting it out for the Golden Boot at this summer's World Cup - though Carra will be pleased to know that he won't have…
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Didier Drogba feels he is in the best form of his life at Chelsea. The Chelsea striker is on a high after lifting the Premier League title last weekend and winning the Golden Boot as top scorer with 29 goals. Now he wants to place the FA Cup alongside the title crown in the Stamford…
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Chelsea forward Didier Drogba will delay hernia surgery until after the World Cup. The Ivory Coast forward has been troubled for months with the problem and was set to go under the knife next week, but has decided to put back the operation in order to the avoid the risk of missing the World Cup.…
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Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti says Didier Drogba should have been named PFA Player of the Year ahead of Manchester United's Wayne Rooney. The two men have remarkably similar records this season, but Rooney edged out the Ivorian last night. Ancelotti said: "It's very difficult to choose between Rooney and Drogba. Both have had fantastic seasons…
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Didier Drogba has called on Chelsea fans to roar them to victory today against Stoke City. Chelsea will begin the game two points behind table leaders Manchester United. "You never know what can happen, games are difficult now," said Drogba. "Some teams are trying to save lives but some teams are playing for little and…
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Didier Drogba has cast doubt on his contribution for Chelsea's Double tilt after admitting he's knackered. While Chelsea are closing in on a first Premier League crown for four seasons, with an FA Cup final to follow, Drogba is struggling to cope with the punishing schedule. The striker said: "Maybe adrenaline has got me through…
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Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti faces a dilemma over the fitness of striker Didier Drogba. The Blues are currently just one point clear of rivals Manchester United at the top of the Barclays Premier League. But if Chelsea win their remaining three games, two at home to Stoke and Wigan with a trip to Liverpool sandwiched…
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Chelsea forward Didier Drogba was delighted to prove doubters wrong with his goal in their victory over Manchester United. Drogba came off the bench to score the decisive goal in Saturday's 2-1 win at Old Trafford and put Chelsea two points clear at the top. He said: "Maybe you don't need to score a lot…
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Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is confident Didier Drogba accepted his bench role for victory at Manchester United. After scoring seven against Aston Villa last weekend he stuck with Nicolas Anelka as a lone forward, even though Drogba was available. Instead, Chelsea's number one front-man was consigned to the bench, from where Ancelotti always felt he…
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Florent Malouda says defenders can stop Chelsea striker Didier Drogba - by making him laugh! The Blues midfielder revealed the trick was the best way to put off his Chelsea pal in training. Malouda said: "I know him very well and can give him a lot of trouble. You need to be clever with him.…