Should you go back? With Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea, we look at others who signed for former clubs, including Paul Scholes, Thierry Henry and Robbie Fowler

With Drogba returning to Chelsea, we look at others who went back

As Chelsea confirm the return of Didier Drogba to Stamford Bridge, football fans will undoubtedly remember others who have taken the risky decision to go back to their former employers.

They say, of course, never go back - but many do.

The likes of Robbie Fowler, Paul Scholes and Jermain Defoe have all turned back the clock and opted to return to familiar territory.

While Fowler's return to Liverpool was relatively successful, scoring eight goals for the Anfield club, others have endured a rougher ride.

Will Drogba, now reunited with Jose Mourinho in London, take the stage and replicate the form which saw him win both Premier League and Champions titles during his first spell?

After scoring the penalty which defeated Bayern Munich in the 2012 final, some thought he had left in the best possible way. While his legacy may be tarnished by his second coming, time can only tell.

See below for our countdown of some of the most famous u-turns in football history.

 

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