One club is now teaching players the ‘Drogba position’

first_img REPLY RANKED Drogba had an immense contribution to Chelsea’s most successful period BEST OF Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 2 The striker scored 157 goals in 341 appearances in his first eight-year spell at Chelsea and, on his return to the club in 2014, scored another seven in 40.But it was Drogba’s all-round contribution that saw the club pick up four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups and the Champions League in that golden period with him as the spearhead.Writing in his Daily Mail column, Allen said: “I get to Premier League matches when time allows. You often pick things up. It was watching Didier Drogba for years that made me see the value of having a forward on the six-yard box line defending corners.“The ‘Drogba position’ I still call it. I’ve got our new centre forward Tom Denton in that role for me at the moment and he did it to perfection at The Shay [in the 1-1 draw at Halfiax], as well as scoring his first goal for us.” Most popular football news England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? silverware MONEY Chesterfield manager Martin Allen has revealed the lessons he has learned from Didier Drogba and the impact the former Chelsea striker had on him.Allen, who took over at the National League club in the summer, said he now teaches his squad about the ‘Drogba position’. 2 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move ADVICE no dice Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Martin Allen teaches his Chesterfield players about the ‘Drogba position’ Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury REVEALED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade huge blow REVEALED last_img read more