As Nemanja Matic signed for Manchester United, Chelsea looking forward to signing Danny Drinkwater as his replacement in the midfield.
According to Sky Sports reports, Leicester City’s Premier League-winning midfielder Danny Drinkwater is a target for champions Chelsea.
Recently, Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic signed for Manchester United and that is the reason why Antonio Conte, the Chelsea boss is looking for his replacement in the midfield. He is considering a few options to replace Matic and Danny Drinkwater is one of them.
Other names on Conte’s list include Renato Sanches, Oxlade Chamberlain and Ross Barkley.Chelsea, who sold Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this week have already brought in Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco but want to add another midfielder.
But Drinkwater is not for sale and according to the report of Sky Sports, notes that Leicester “are under no pressure to sell Drinkwater and he is not for sale, having signed a new four-year contract last summer.”
With only a few days left before the kickoff of the next Premier League season, Antonio Conte is looking desperate to bring Matic’s replacement as soon as possible. But Chelsea fans clearly do not see Drinkwater as a replacement and have taken to social media to express their thoughts.
Chelsea fans do not want Danny Drinkwater at Chelsea and this is a good news for Leicester City fans. Hence, Conte will try to explore more options. Chelsea will be defending the title this season and they will be needing a strong squad with depth as the other teams have also worked on improving their squad.
Chelsea will play against Arsenal in the Community Shield final on Sunday.