Chelsea Officially Sign Leicester’s Danny Drinkwater on 5-Year Deal

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Chelsea have finished a beyond-deadline day deal to authorize 2015/16 title victor Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City, in a transfer thought to be worth over ₤ 30m.

Drinkwater reached Chelsea’s Cobham training school for a medical on Thursday night, with an expansion past the 11pm cut-off point granted to enable the paperwork to be settled. The step wased initially announced by Leicester at 1:30 am, prior to Chelsea soon verified the offer would certainly maintain him at Stamford Bridge for 5 years.

Drinkwater said: “I’m pleased to be a Chelsea gamer and also cannot wait to get begun. It has been a lengthy trip to obtain here however I am really satisfied and am expecting aiding the club win even more trophies.”

Technical supervisor Michael Emenalo added: “Danny is not just a Premier Organization victor but likewise has Champions Organization experience which will be invaluable for us this season. He is a generally combative English midfielder with a cultured death strategy and his arrival significantly reinforces our midfield options.”

Having actually started his job in the young people rates at Manchester United, Drinkwater joined Leicester on a long-term handle 2012 after a variety of lending spells somewhere else. He was an essential participant of the Foxes team that covered the Championship to make promo in 2013/14 as well as was again a star performer two years later when the club carried out one of the most unlikely of Premier Organization title wins.

Drinkwater was compensated with wases initially senior England cap in March 2016 and will be planning to include in his three caps now that he has made the transfer to Chelsea.


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