Chelsea boss Ancelotti ponders dropping Drogba for Blackburn clash

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti is weighing up DROPPING Didier Drogba for their clash with Blackburn Rovers.

Ancelotti is considering dropping Drogba for Saturday’s clash with Blackburn - in the hope it will spark Chelsea's line-leader back to his best, says the Mirror.

Drogba’s on-field relationship with strike partner Nicolas Anelka appears to have broken down, with the Ivory Coast hitman way short of his best and the French striker having scored just one Premier League goal since August.

With Florent Malouda also losing his way in front of goal, Chelsea's misfiring forwards have contributed to the shocking run of 10 points from 11 games that has seen the champions plummet to fifth in the league.

Daniel Sturridge’s FA Cup double against Ipswich has propelled the England Under-21 man to the forefront of Ancelotti’s thoughts, with Drogba the shock potential casualty.

 
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