Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is lining up an emotional return for Didier Drogba.

The Sunday Mirror says the 36-year-old striker is out of contract at Galatasaray, and the Blues boss Mourinho has never disguised his hopes of re-signing the powerful Ivory Coast star.

And the reunion could arrive soon after Drogba completes his World Cup duties in Brazil.

Mourinho wants him back, initially as a player, but there could be a coaching role for Drogba in the future.

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