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Mourinho 'thinking about' Drogba return to Chelsea

Didier Drogba, Galatasaray, former Chelsea player. Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is considering a possible return Didier Drogba, he revealed today.

Speaking to BBC Sport, he said: "We think about it.

"We want to win matches and win titles and Didier is one of the best strikers in Europe.

"If I bring him back, and the decision has to be made soon, it is because as a player he has qualities to make the team stronger".

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Tributes paid to Chelsea youth player, 'dies aged 23'

Former Chelsea youth player Jordan Tabor has died aged 23, according to Sky Sports.

Tabor, also an ex-Cheltenham footballer, is reported to have plunged to his death in Turkey, the Daily Mirrorreports.

Tributes were paid to the left-back, from Coronation Street stars Brooke Vincent and Anthony Cotton.

Estimated £32million transfer fee for Diego Costa

  • Costa netted some 35 goals for Atletico last season as they won the Spanish title and reached the Champions League final, where they lost in extra-time to Real Madrid
  • The 25-year-old emerged as the leading summer transfer target for Jose Mourinho
  • It is believed the transfer fee will be in the region of £32million

Chelsea reach agreement to sign striker Diego Costa

Chelsea have reached an agreement to sign striker Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid.

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In a statement tonight, Chelsea said:

"Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa, with Chelsea meeting the buy-out clause for the Spanish international."

Mark Schwarzer signs a new contract with Chelsea

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a new one-year contract with Chelsea. The former Australia international headed to Stamford Bridge last summer on a free transfer from Fulham.

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Schwarzer made 12 starts and a single substitute appearance - in the Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid. Earlier this week, Chelsea confirmed the departure of Portuguese goalkeeper Hilario at the end of his contract.

Defender Ashley Cole also leaves Chelsea this summer, along with England midfielder Frank Lampard.

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