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Drogba turns down Chelsea switch?

Manuel Queimadelos Alonso

Well this is interesting. According to Ceylan Caliskan, who's apparently Didier Drogba's 'advisor', the stories about Jose Mourinho trying to get the Ivorian back to Stamford Bridge are... true? How very curious.

Mourinho called Drogba and told him he would like to see him back. However, Drogba is very happy at Galatasaray and he informed his former coach that he has no intention of leaving.

-Source: Sky Sports.

I hadn't heard of Caliskan before, and the only references I can find to him in a footballing context prior to this round of quotes have him as a 'Galatasaray agent' -- I don't even know what a club agent is. But even though I'm taking the above quote with a healthy dose of skepticism, it's difficult to ignore entirely. Emotions aside, what does Chelsea chasing Drogba mean?

I'd guess that this means that the club's brass are not exactly happy with the state of Chelsea's centre forward corps and, having missed out on both Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani, is scanning over every nook and cranny they can think of to reinforce it. Drogba won't be their first or only target, but the striker pursuit now has an air of desperation around it.

Desperation is pretty worrying -- and it'll only get worse if the situation doesn't resolve itself as we get closer to the deadline.

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