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Marseille consider Drogba return

Marseille have suggested they would be keen to sign Didier Drogba if they are able to cut their squad.

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Drogba, 33, spent just one season with Marseille before he moved on to Chelsea in a £24 million deal in 2004, but the Ivory Coast striker has frequently spoken on his desire to return to the Stade Velodrome.

In his autobiography, Drogba wrote of Marseille: "How can I explain this passion which borders on insanity? Words sometimes fail me. This virus has spread through my blood, the blood of a long-time fan. I loved this club even before I joined it. I fell head over heels for it. One season was all it took to steal my heart."

Marseille president Vincent Labrune has now revealed that he believes the club could afford to re-sign Drogba but said that it could only happen if other players were to move on.

"The question is whether in terms of salary, I do not mean the transfer, Marseille have the means for four years to pay Didier Drogba," Labrune told La Provence. "I answer 'yes', but we cannot afford 11 Didier Drogbas.

"So is it possible? Yes, but in the case of departures."

Drogba has one year remaining on his contract and has regularly been linked with an exit in recent times.

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