CRYSTAL PALACE and Southampton are reportedly eager on signing Chelsea flop Danny Drinkwater.
The Mirror claims new Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is glad for the midfielder to depart Stamford Bridge, only a yr after his £35million transfer from Leicester Metropolis.
Drinkwater was snapped up by the Chelsea board on the again of Antonio Conte’s well-known title win.
However the 28-year-old didn’t stay as much as his price-tag as accidents restricted him to simply 12 Premier League appearances.
And with Sarri now deploying a trendy model of soccer in West London, it seems Drinkwater’s time as a Blue may now be over.
It’s stated that Palace and Southampton are eager on the ace, who could possibly be granted a mortgage transfer away from the Bridge.
Each side wish to tie up offers earlier than deadline day subsequent month.
However Palace are believed to be main the race after signing simply goalkeeper Vicente Guaita on a free switch from Getafe.
Roy Hodgson has misplaced the likes of Yohan Cabaye and Erdal Rakip, and believes Drinkwater can be an ideal addition to strengthen his midfield.
In the meantime, Southampton have seen plenty of gamers come and go underneath Mark Hughes, who may get the perfect out of Drinkwater at St Mary’s.
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