Drogba urges Grant to start Chelsea pal Anelka in Moscow

Didier Drogba has urged Chelsea boss Avram Grant to start him and Nicolas Anelka upfront against Manchester United in next week's Champions League final.

Drogba told Sport magazine: "I have a lot of admiration and respect for Nicolas.

"He came to England very young and had to prove himself in a very demanding league. I'm a bit disappointed we've not been able to play together all that often since he arrived from Bolton in January.

"But given the chance we can do a lot of damage to defences. Hopefully that will be the case against United."

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