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Drogba will not leave Chelsea says chief executive

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay insists Didier Drogba will not be leaving the club anytime soon. The classy Ivory Coast striker has constantly been linked with a summer departure with his name being throw in amongst the likes of Real Madrid and Tottenham.

But Gourlay has made it clear the Drogba will be remaining at Stamford Bridge this summer to help lead the Blues back to glory next term.

"Didier is very much a mainstay of the Chelsea team so yes, Didier will be here with us in a few weeks' time," Gourlay told reporters.

"Our target is very much to be back competing. Last year was a difficult year, of course.

"However, that's history now. We will move on. We expect to be competing for all the major trophies next season.

"Let's not get too despondent. I'm sure a club like ours will bounce back very, very strongly this coming season."

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