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Birthdate:  March 11, 1978    Birthplace:  Abidjan, Ivory Coast    Nationality:  Côte d'Ivoire    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  185 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year contract with Cheslea in July 2014 after a free transfer from Galatasaray.

February 7, 2015    Didier Drogba News

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Drogba is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Aston Villa.

With Diego Costa still suspended, Drogba will get the start ahead of Loic Remy, who started and scored last weekend.

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January 18, 2015

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Drogba was held out of Saturday's match against Swansea because of an illness.

Manager Jose Mourinho noted that illness was not serious, and Drogba could return as soon as Tuesday's FA Cup match against Liverpool.

December 19, 2014

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Drogba picked up an ankle injury during Chelsea's midweek Capital One Cup match against Derby County, but manager Jose Mourinho said Friday that he expects Drogba to be fit for Monday's Premier League match against Stoke City.

Diego Costa is fully expected to get the start, leaving Drogba for a potential appearance on the bench, if he's called upon ahead of Loic Remy.

December 6, 2014

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Drogba came on in the 67th minute and scored in the 83rd during Chelsea's 2-1 loss at Newcastle on Saturday.

Drogba has been in very good form of late, scoring three goals and assisting on two others in his last four matches in all competitions. However, with Diego Costa fully fit, Drogba's playing time could be limited in upcoming Premier League games.

December 4, 2014

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said Drogba would be given a role with the club after he retires from playing, reports Sky Sports.

The veteran striker scored in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Tottenham, and is in the midst of his second term with the club. Mourinho said there would be a place at Chelsea for the influential player when he retires.

December 2, 2014

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With Diego Costa suspended, Drogba could get the start Wednesday against Tottenham.

Manager Jose Mourinho refused to tip his hand Tuesday about whether Drogba or Loic Remy would get the start in Costa's absence, though either choice would be a solid fantasy option at a price significantly lower than Costa's in salary cap formats.

November 25, 2014

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Drogba grabbed a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-0 win against Schalke in the Champions League.

Drogba, who replaced Diego Costa as a 65th minute substitute, scored a little over 10 minute later after tapping in Willian's square ball. The Ivorian the floated a cross onto the head of Ramires two minutes later to wrap up the scoring.

October 26, 2014

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Drogba, starting in place of the injured Diego Costa (hamstring) and Loic Remy (groin), scored in the 53rd minute of Chelsea's 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Sunday.

Drogba headed in a Cesc Fabregas corner kick on a play when he looked 10 years younger skying into the air to meet the ball and bang it home. Drogba has now scored in back-to-back matches after converting a penalty against Maribor in the Champions League on Tuesday. Up next is a home match against QPR, though if Costa or Remy are fit, they will likely start.