Chelsea legend backs Arsenal for EPL glory

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba and has backed his former teammate Petr Cech to lead Arsenal to the EPL title


Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has tipped Arsenal who have his former teammate Petr Cech in goal to win the English Premier League this season.

His former side, Chelsea have been in stuttering form all season and currently in 15th position while the Gunners have remain close to top position in 4th.

Although Drogba feels Manchester City will be strong contender, the Montreal Impact striker wants his friend Cech to win the league this season.

“I think Manchester City will be as strong as they have been in the last few years," Drogba who is promoting his autobiography 'Commitment'  told .

“Unfortunately Chelsea are too far [behind in the title race], so I will go for my friend Petr Cech at Arsenal."

He maintain that the 33-year-old goalkeeper is all the Gunners need to win the league.

Drogba also spoke on the awful form of his former side Chelsea, opining that Jose Mourinho's side have find themselves in an unfamiliar situation.

He however thinks that Chelsea’s back to back win against Norwich in the league and Maccabi Tel Aviv in the UEFA Champions League helping to boost confidence.

"It's a different situation for club, manager and players," Drogba continued.

“When you have won the league the season before and you find yourselves in the last three or four teams in the table after four or five games, it is a shock.

"I know the players and the manager have the ability to change this.

"They have won two consecutive games in the last two days, so I think it is kind of a new start."


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