The Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern knew that the transfer of Danny Drinkwater to Chelsea was a mistake, but they were prepared to give the Englishman the benefit of the doubt.
He was, after all, a former Premier League winner, and so it only made sense that he would move up to the reigning Premier League champions.
However, it has gone as most fans had expected so far, with the Englishman failing to make an impact at Stamford Bridge. Rarely given a chance by Antonio Conte, and often unavailable through injury, it’s fair to say that his tenure could have been much better.
It doesn’t appear as though there is going to be much time to turn things around, either, at least according to the Guardian. The Guardian are reporting that the Englishman is considering his future at Chelsea due to a lack of game time.
As a result, a departure this summer is looking like a very real possibility.
Whilst not a key member of the team, he does have a role to play, and he has made 22 appearances this season, so he will need to be replaced.
Antonio Conte, then, should consider 1 of these 2 options as he looks to replace him if he leaves…
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