This evening Chelsea face Galatasaray in the second-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. In an evenly-balanced contest, both sides will believe they have what it takes to go through, but there is one fascinating sub-plot - the return to Stamford Bridge of Didier Drogba.
Much has already been written about the return of one of Chelsea's favourite sons. And in the build-up to tonight's proceedings, the Ivory Coast striker has taken to his official Instagram account to post a picture along with a message for the Blues faithful.
"A love story I never thought this would happen one day, but it's time for CFC to face the player they created," he wrote.
Ever the poet, you wonder if he will again prove to be the match-winner tonight, against the very team and the very manager who made him what he is now.