He said: “Didier has a strong personality and is a good striker, but on Sunday I hope he will be a bad striker.
“He’s done a great job this season with his goals. There’s no reason why he couldn’t be Player of the Year. Cristiano Ronaldo is doing a great job as well but Drogba is playing great, great football and I can see him winning this award.
“He’s the one, when John Terry is not there, who pushes Chelsea.
“He’s a really intelligent guy and knows what to do.”