Done Deal: Didier Drogba returns to Chelsea on free transfer

Premier League giants Chelsea have confirmed the re-signing of 36-year-old striker Didier Drogba on a season-long deal.

The Ivorian international left Chelsea in 2012 to play in China and then Turkey and now he has rejoined the Blues as a free agent after leaving Turkish side Galatasaray.

Drogba told Chelsea’s official site“It was an easy decision – I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to work with Jose again.”

He said: “Everyone knows the special relationship I have with this club and it has always felt like home to me.

“My desire to win is still the same and I look forward to the opportunity to help this team. I am excited for this next chapter of my career.”

The Legendary striker, who joined the Blues from Marseille in 2004 – has scored 157 goals in 341 games in his first spell at Stamford Bridge, winning three Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups and a Champions League triumph during his stay at the west London club.