Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay has hinted that Didier Drogba may still remain at the club.

The past 24 hours or so has seen the Ivory Coast striker become even more heavily linked with a summer departure from Stamford Bridge, especially after he rejected a one-year contract extension, but Gourlay is remaining positive about keeping the powerful striker at the club.

"We continue to discuss with Didier the situation," he said.

"Didier loves this football club, we love Didier, and we'll continue to have the conversations.

"Didier and the rest of the team are completely focused on what we've got to achieve in the next week and, once that's finished, we'll sit down."

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