Drinkwater asks to leave Leicester amid Chelsea bids

Aug 31, 2017, 01:32
Drinkwater asks to leave Leicester amid Chelsea bids

The England midfielder is understood to want to move to Stamford Bridge but the West London club have failed to meet Leicester's valuation so far, with a fee of £25m having been discussed.

Leicester City are not interested in selling Chelsea target Danny Drinkwater unless they receive a huge bid with a day left in the transfer window.

Drinkwater was earmarked as a key transfer target by Conte earlier in the summer, but any possible move for the England worldwide was put to one side as Chelsea looked to secure other more notable targets such as Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata.

But Sky Sports are reporting that Drinkwater has handed in a transfer request to try and leave.

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Drinkwater has been linked with a move to Stamford Brodge for a number of weeks, but very little progress has been made, with Leicester thought to be wanting £40m for their title winning midfielder.

-Chelsea are after another one of Leicester City's star players who helped propel them to their 5,000-1 odds league title of 2015-16.

Drinkwater's move will come as good news for Chelsea who look to have been snubbed by Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

"I think that there are not enough of us in midfield, especially with all the competitions we will be playing in".

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