'He shares a lot with me' Loic Remy on learning from a Chelsea legend

Didier Drogba

Remy and Drogba have been sharing the workload when it comes to covering for Diego Costa so far this season for Chelsea.

Chelsea forward Loic Remy has said he is trying to base his game on Didier Drogba rather than seeing the 36-year-old as a big rival for a place in the side.

Drogba was given the nod to start the 3-0 win against Tottenham and combined well with Eden Hazard to get on the scoresheet, whilst Remy found the net himself after coming off the bench.

He told TalkSport: “Everybody knows [what he can do]. He’s playing really well at the moment. It’s amazing considering he’s 36-years-old.

“I have to look at him as an example and try to take something from his game.

“He shares a lot with me though, he’s not selfish. He tries to help you and gives you time in training.

“He’s a very good man and I’m very proud to play with this kind of player.”

Remy has been widely seen as sharing the cover with Drogba when the pair have been fit. Diego Costa was suspended for the game against Spurs this week, and depending on the game when Costa was absent through injury, Mourinho has made his decision accordingly.

So far this season, the duo have contributed eight goals between them, and have caused problems at whichever clubs they have been at.

By learning from Drogba, Remy won't far wrong given that he has regularly scored 20+ goals for his side and won everything. They are different type of players but there are certain aspects Remy can learn about from Drogba, especially when it comes to playing off the shoulder of the defender and then through on goal. There don't seem to be any complaints so far from Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho - or any of the strikers. 

Both strikers seem to be contributing enough to satisfy the Blues' boss and their teammates.

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