Scolari: I wanted Robinho and tried to dump Chelsea striker Drogba for Adriano

Former Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari admits he wanted to sell Didier Drogba during his time in charge.

Scolari admits he struggled to handle Drogba's ego.

"Drogba believed he was the star in the squad and I did have conflicts with him. He wanted to go to a hospital in Paris because of an injury, but I said no," he said.

"That was my first problem because [Nicolas] Anelka did well in his absence and scored many goals. When Drogba came back he wanted to go straight back into the team but I said no."

Scolari continued: "I wanted Robinho, but it wasn't possible. I also wanted Abramovich to change Drogba for Adriano at Inter, because it was easier to control him than Drogba."

 
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