Reports: Didier Drogba tells Mourinho to hijack Tottenham's interest in £30m striker

Wilfried Bony Ivory Coast

Didier Drogba has reportedly told his Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to sign Swansea star Wilfried Bony.

With nine goals in 20 Premier League appearances for Swansea City this season, Wilfried Bony is heading off to the African Cup of Nations in fine form.

Yet his goal against QPR on New Year's Day could prove to be his last for the Swans, with Premier League sides queuing up to sign the Ivorian.

Manchester City are reportedly interested in bringing Bony to the Etihad Stadium either this month or at the end of the season, whilst Tottenham have been strongly linked with a move to sign the 26-year-old centre forward.

However, reports tonight suggest that a new team is entering the race - and it's a surprising one, with Chelsea allegedly eyeing up Bony, even potentially offering up Loic Remy in part-exchange.

The Blues may have signed Diego Costa and Loic Remy this summer, but it seems that Jose Mourinho could be lining up a £30m move for Bony upon the recommendation of Didier Drogba!

Drogba is a Stamford Bridge hero and returned to the club this summer, but with just a one-year deal and an anticipated role on Mourinho's coaching staff, it seems that he's made his first contribution to Mourinho's transfer plans.

Drogba is an in international team mate of Bony with the Ivory Coast squad, and was even replaced by Bony for the Elephants' games at the World Cup last year.

With an extensive knowledge of Bony's game, Drogba is well placed to pass recommendation over the Swansea star, and could see him as his own heir at both club and international levels.

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