It was a stressful day for the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern, but the Blues have finally got their man…
After weeks of uncertainty, Chelsea confirmed last night the signing of Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City, with the Englishman signing a long-term deal at Stamford Bridge.
Following the sales of both Nemanja Matic and Nathaniel Chalobah to Man Utd and Watford respectively, the Blues had a big problem in the middle of the park. Against Tottenham, Tiemoue Bakayoko had to step in despite not being fully fit, and that proved Chelsea’s issue.
They managed to win the game, but more depth in the midfield was needed – and Drinkwater should provide it.
Despite not being a household name outside of England, Drinkwater is an established Premier League star, having impressed alongside N’Golo Kante for Leicester en route to their historic title win.
The duo will look to rekindle that partnership this season, and whilst Drinkwater might not start every week, the role that he will play is going to be massive.
Unsurprisingly, the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are toasting to the news, and the supporters on Reddit appear very happy too.
Taking to the site to celebrate the news, this is what they’ve had to say…
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