Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are wondering what will become of Danny Drinkwater in the summer. The deadline day signing has only five league starts to his name since making the move south to SW6 and, has not been able to reignite that Premier League winning combination in midfield with N’Golo Kante.
Since his very surprising £35m move to Chelsea on the deadline day of last summers transfer window, the England international hasn’t shown the qualities and talent he did at Leicester City, much to our Blues’ disappointment. Many in the pub felt that signing Drinkwater was a rash move after the strange collapse of the Ross Barkley deal and Conte’s need for more midfield signings was the reason for the quick switch.
Another summer of upheaval awaits at Stamford Bridge with Drinkwater and Conte’s future up in the air, alongside many of the players after a very poor showing in the league, especially with having only won three Premier League games all calendar year.
With that being said, if Drinkwater is to leave – our main barman believes that a couple of players in the squad should follow closely behind him, with the board set to overhaul the whole club. Here are TWO players that could leave alongside Drinkwater this summer…
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