Chelsea Transfer Talk: Why the Blues Don't Need Didier Drogba Anymore

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Chelsea Transfer Talk: Why the Blues Don't Need Didier Drogba Anymore
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The departure of Blues favorite and elder statesman Didier Drogba has been written on the wall since owner Roman Abramovich shelled out £50 million to acquire Spaniard Fernando Torres from Liverpool.

As time passes, it becomes necessary to allow even their most decorated of players to depart—even if their form has yet to abandon them—for the benefit of the squad’s future.

Now in a period of transition led by former FC Porto treble winner Andre Villas-Boas, Chelsea must not only maintain the success expected of them but let go of some of the players that changed the culture.

It is time to let Drogba go.

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