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Danny Drinkwater completes Chelsea switch

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.”