So Chelsea continue to search for another striker. The market seems inflated despite the economic downturn in Europe and The Blues may find themselves paying over the odds yet again. The other problem with purchasing a high profile goalscorer is that it may well destroy the new found, but still fragile, confidence of Fernando Torres.
So why don’t Chelsea get Didier back in the short term? If stories coming out of China are to be believed then the Ivorian may soon be returning from the the Far East after infighting at his current club.
If Drogba does become a free agent again then surely RDM will have a think about him as a short term solution. It may not be a coincidence that Torres’ form has improved since Didier’s departure. Drogba was such a huge figure at Stamford Bridge that his shadow eclipsed Torres for long periods. But, even at 34, few teams would turn down the chance to work with this born winner.
Drogba could be used sparingly, in much the same way as Giggs and Scholes at Manchester United. He wouldn’t start too many games but his experience could vital in a stupendously skillful but less experienced squad than in times past.
If Chelsea don’t succeed in signing a new striker in the next day or so, they may just turn to Drogba once more.
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