Drogba dismisses Hiddink effect
However, the former Marseille front-man has been in devastating form since the arrival of Russia national coach Hiddink in February, bagging nine goals in 12 outings, including five in his last four games to help Chelsea reach the semi-finals of the Champions League and final of the FA Cup.
“Everybody is talking about the change of manager but really it is quite simple," he said.
“I wasn’t playing, so I couldn’t score goals. But it wasn’t only the selection of the team, I wasn’t fit enough either.
“Nicolas Anelka was performing very well at that time. I just had to keep patient and work hard so I was ready when I got the chance.”
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