Drogba linked up with the squad yesterday but was not involved as Chelsea beat Slovenian outfit Olimpija Ljubljana 2-1 in a friendly with Diego Costa and Kurt Zouma scoring their first goals for the Blues - while Fernando Torres missed a sitter.
And afterwards Mourinho said: "First of all when he came, for everybody else it looks like he never left the club.
" It was so normal, nothing new because he knows everybody, everybody knows him.
" He was ever present even when he wasn't (here).
"So it looks like he went for a short holiday and come back, so everything normal.
"But yes I think we need him. We need him as a player for our squad to be the way I like.
"Because I like my squad with different qualities not just a football players but also in terms of personalities.
"I like to have players with different personalities. As a player and person he is somebody we need to be strong."
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