Chelsea’s legend, Didier Drogba, has revealed the reason behind Chelsea’s declined and bad performance this season after being the champions, last season.
The Ivory Coast and Chelsea’s legend, Didier Drogba, said in an interview with Radio Monte Carlo, that the Champions League is behind Chelsea’s bad form this season.
Didier Drogba said:” What is happening with Chelsea now is very normal, the team was trying to avoid relegation two seasons ago, but has came back the last season and won the Premier League and now playing in the Champions League as well.”
Drogba continued:” The players last season were having a lot of rest because they didn’t play in any European competition. They were playing once a week, in addition to the value the new Italian manager, Antonio Conte, added to the team, which contributed in crowing them as the Premier League champions.”
Drogba finished by saying:” The players now are playing a match every three days, the manager, Antonio Conte, has to do something about that to make it work.”
Didier Droba, 39 years old, is considered as one of Chelsea’s all time biggest legends, and he won the Champions League and Premier League, in addition to other trophies with Chelsea in the nine years he played for the club in 381 matches and scored 164 goals in all competitions.
However, Chelsea now is in the fourth place in the Premier League with 22 points, nine points clear from Manchester City who is on the top of the table with 31 points.