Leicester standing firm as Chelsea pursue Drinkwater deal
00:57, Aug 31, 2017
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Multiple reports confirm that Drinkwater, 27, has handed in a transfer request with Antonio Conte'sChelsea said to be in talks with Leicester about acquiring the England global midfielder.
On Wednesday morning, Sky Sports broke news of the transfer request but said it would take "an exceptional offer" for the midfielder to be sold.
The Blues have been targeting the England global and want to bring him to Stamford Bridge before tomorrow's deadline.
Chelsea have been heavily linked with a number of players throughout the summer, but the Blues have only concluded deals to sign Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata so far.
Chelsea have identified Drinkwater since the start of August as their prime target to replace Nemanja Matic, who left for Manchester United, and Nathaniel Chalobah, who left for Watford.
If the move did go through then Drinkwater would be reunited with N'Golo Kante as the duo forged a formidable partnership in the heart of Leicester's defense in their incredible 2015-16 title-winning season.
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