Perhaps this shouldn't be called a first interview or a second-first interview or anything like that. We should just call it a 'Fireside Chat with the King' and Chelsea TV should make it a regular feature. What a man, what a man, what a man, what a mighty good man.
So, Drogba's back with the best club and the "best fans" in the world, ready to continue the tradition of wanting to "win, win, win." Much has changed in the two years since that final kick in Munich. Legends have left, including Ashley "best left back in the world" Cole and Frank "incredible" Lampard. The squad has become a bit younger, though this summer we've concentrated on adding the final bit of quality needed to win now. That includes ex-Gunner Cesc Fabregas, who Drogba believes will see that "it's better to be with us than against us." Indeed.
As to the Big Man's own contributions in the coming season, it's all about being the awesome guiding light on and off the pitch.
"I think the best thing I can bring to this club and team will be to stay the same as I was during my first spell here. I don't have to change, everybody knows my character, my attitude and my mentality."
"They know if I'm here it's not just to smile and thank people for welcoming me back. I want to win, I want to share my desire and will to win games. The squad is young but to get the best results you have to push yourself."
-Didier Drogba; source: Chelsea FC
Welcome home, Didier!