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Chelsea complete £35 million Drinkwater signing

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Chelsea have completed the signing of Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, the current Premier League champions have confirmed.

The former Leicester City midfielder signed a five-year deal with the Blues, joining former team-mate N’Golo Kante who joined up with the blues after winning the championship trophy with Leicester in the 2015/2016 season.

“I’m delighted to be a Chelsea player and can’t wait to get started,” Drinkwater said.

“It has been a long journey to get here but I am very happy and am looking forward to helping the club win more trophies.”

Drinkwater, was part of the title winning Leicester team that ran away with the English Premier League trophy two seasons ago.

He signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge, in a deal worth £35 million.

The 27-year-old English international, joins Antonio Conte’s side having made 218 appearances for Leicester across all competitions, scoring 14 goals.

 

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