The Leicester City midfielder will reunite with N’Golo Kante.
Danny Drinkwater has put pen to a five-year deal with Chelsea, the reigning champions of England confirmed yesterday.
The holding midfielder was a vital part in the Foxes’ title triumph two years ago and he will now join Conte at Stamford Bridge after completing a completing a £35 million switch.
“I’m delighted to be a Chelsea player and can’t wait to get started,” Drinkwater said to Chelsea’s website.
“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.”
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) September 1, 2017