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Southampton could make January offer for Danny Drinkwater

Southampton could make January offer for Danny Drinkwater

Southampton are already preparing for January’s transfer window as they look to compete with a rival club for a former Premier League winner.

According to a report by the Daily Express, the Saints are considering to make a move for Chelsea’s Danny Drinkwater on loan deal for the second half of the campaign.

It is understood that his former side, Leicester City, are also interested in the 28-year-old after he has failed to hold down a regular spot at Stamford Bridge since joining 12 months ago.

Drinkwater could look to leave west London this winter, should first-team football still not be an option for him and Mark Hughes could look to make a move once again.

The Saints are thought to have held an interest in the England international this summer, however, they added Stuart Armstrong to their midfield instead.

The Verdict:

Drinkwater could look to end his nightmare at Chelsea at the next possible chance he has and a switch to Southampton could help him get back to playing regular football.

The Saints took Danny Ings from Liverpool after a torrid time and the striker has already started life at St. Mary’s Stadium in a positive fashion.

However, the £18m-rated midfielder, as per Transfermarkt, could find it difficult to break into the first-team on the south coast, with the likes of Mario Lemina and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg already performing solidly as a central duo.

Southampton fans – thoughts?

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