• Chelsea beat Sunderland 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon
  • Guus Hiddink took his first training session on Sunday after the victory
  • Radamel Falcao was the only first-team player taking part in the session 
  • He confirms Chelsea want to take Didier Drogba from Montreal Impact
  • Drogba could return as Hiddink’s assistant six months on from leaving 

Oliver Todd for MailOnline

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has already started work on what could be his toughest job back at Stamford Bridge – eking some sort of form out of loan flop Radamel Falcao.

Hiddink took to the pitches at Cobham for the first time in his second Chelsea spell on Sunday, leading a short session with the injured Colombian forward as the rest of his side took the day off.

Preparations for the post-Jose Mourinho era are already underway, with Hiddink confirming talks with club legend Didier Drogba over a Stamford Bridge return to be his assistant manager.

Guus Hiddink and Chelsea club doctor Paco Biosca watch Radamel Falcao train at Cobham
Hiddink was back at Chelsea's training ground for the first time in his second spell

Guus Hiddink and Chelsea club doctor Paco Biosca watch Radamel Falcao train at Cobham on Sunday

Falcao has been out for over a month with a muscular injury
New boss Hiddink was checking up on him

Falcao has been out for over a month with a muscular injury and new boss Hiddink was checking up on him

Biosca makes a point to the newly-appointed Chelsea manager on his first day working back at Cobham

Biosca makes a point to the newly-appointed Chelsea manager on his first day working back at Cobham

Hiddink has a tough task on his hands to get the best out of Falcao
Biosca and Hiddink share a laugh while overseeing the recovery session for Chelsea's injured loanee

Biosca and Hiddink share a laugh while overseeing the recovery session for Chelsea’s injured loanee

Hiddink worked at Cobham during his first spell at Chelsea in 2009
He was back at their HQ on Sunday

Hiddink worked at Cobham during his first spell at Chelsea in 2009 and he was back at their HQ on Sunday

The Montreal Impact striker watched Saturday’s 3-1 win over Sunderland alongside the Dutch coach in Roman Abramovich’s box before they met the squad after the game.

Hiddink was joined by club doctor Paco Biosca at Cobham as they kept a close eye on Falcao while he continued his recovery from a muscular injury picked up in training in early November.

Jose Mourinho failed to lead the loanee to a return to form following similar struggles at Manchester United last season, with the once-prolific hitman having scored just once this campaign.

Hiddink watched Mourinho-less Chelsea see of fellow strugglers Sunderland on Saturday, flanked by Drogba, and he has since confirmed that plans are in place to bring the Ivorian icon back.

‘I’d be happy to have him here,’ Hiddink said of the striker who scored 11 goals under him in his half-season at Chelsea last time around. ‘At the moment he is still attached to his contract in Canada. But it is intended that he’s involved.’

The new boss told De Tafel van Kees: ‘It all went pretty fast with Chelsea. They first got in contact on Thursday.

‘If Chelsea call and say “we have a moment of pain and we are at the bottom, you can come” then Guus Hiddink says yes. It’s a great challenge.’

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