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Chelsea legend wants to 'make history' at the club this season

Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba says that he wants to win the Champions League at Chelsea again, following his return to the club.

Didier Drogba says that he wants to make history once again on his return to Chelsea.

The Blues legend returned to the club this summer, but he does not seem content just to be back at Stamford Bridge and is already setting his targets high.

The Ivorian international says that expectations have risen since their first Champions League success, back in 2012, but he is hoping to repeat that success again this year. 

"Now we have a Champions League title at this club I think expectation is a bit higher because everybody wants us to do it again - so lets go for it," he said to the Express.

"During the first few weeks I was here, of course you look back and think 'it was like this and that before' but I came back because I wanted to make history again. That's what I said the first time I was here and nothing has changed.

"We are happy at the moment with the way we are playing and the way the team is responding. We have started well but it's not how you start, it's how you finish."

"But finishing first doesn't mean anything now in the Champions League because you can still draw one of the big teams if you finish top. All It means is that you receive the second leg at home in the next round."

Drogba scored the winning penalty against Bayern Munich, when Chelsea lifted the trophy for the first time in their history.

That was expected to be his last kick in the club's colours but, after a two year absence at Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray, he is back again and aiming to re-find the form that made him one of the greatest strikers the Premier League has ever seen.

Although he will not be such a pivotal player as he once was for Jose Mourinho's side his experience is likely to be invaluable to the squad, as they aim to compete in Europe and domestically.

Chelsea have won every game they have played so far this season and they are living up to their building as title favourites in England.

The Blues will hoping that this form transfers onto the European stage on Wednesday night when they take on Schalke, as they look to get their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start. 

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