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.”
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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.