Drogba returned this season under Jose Mourinho to provide experience and cover in the forward line. His contribution helped Chelsea to win both the Premier League title and the League Cup, allowing him to leave Stamford Bridge on a high once again – having previously left on the back of a Champions League triumph.
His agent Thierno Seydi has now said on his future: "Is Didier ready to return to Marseille? I stand by his words, he always kept the door open.
"Opportunities have already shown in the past, but it had not been possible for various reasons.
"Today he could contribute his experience, have more playing time and take on that leadership role of the locker room like he had at Chelsea.
"Since Sunday, a lot of clubs have told us of their interest. We will take time for reflection."
The contribution Drogba has made on and off the field at Chelsea has been immeasurable, especially when you consider the goals he has scored over the course of his two spells at Stamford Bridge, particularly on the big occasions, which has led to him winning nearly every major honour with the club.
Unfortunately age can catch up with even the very best players and at the age of 37, it does seem to be the right time to bow out of the Premier League.
The Evening Standard article does moot a possible move to the MLS, which seems to be a popular destination for some of the Premier League greats to play for a couple of years during the autumn of their career - with both Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard heading to the United States this summer.
But the fact he is considering a move back to another former club in Marseille does show the sentimental side of the forward.