Drogba to decide on future in May
Karim Farouk, Friday 18 Mar 2011
Ivorian striker Didier Drogba has confirmed that he enjoys life at Chelsea but will still weigh up his options at the end of the season

After seven years as the star of Chelsea’s attack, Didier Drogba has struggled to hold down a regular place in the Blues starting eleven since the arrival last January of Spanish ace Fernando Torres.

The Ivory Coast skipper has been linked with a move out of Stamford Bridge at the end of the season with a year left on his contract.

However, the 33-year old player eased these exit speculations and confirmed that he hasn’t decided on his future yet.

"It will be very interesting to see what happens in May, then we can sit and speak about it and have a coffee," he told Skysports.com.

"We have a lot of strikers but I can't complain, I'm not the only one. Salomon Kalou, (Florent) Malouda is not playing, sometimes Anelka, sometimes me, Nando.

"I think it's good for the team. A team like Chelsea must have a lot of players to achieve a lot in a year," he added.

Drogba hailed the role of coach Carlo Ancelotti in keeping the spirit in the dressing room as he has always explained his decisions to the team.

"Communication is important - communication is what makes a player feel profitable in every situation.

"It wasn't easy the first week but that's normal. Today, I know that we're doing this for the best of the team. The team is more competitive.

"Everybody talks a lot about my future but I'm enjoying it and I'm happy to be here,” he concluded.