Chelsea ready to make second bid for Danny Drinkwater

Chelsea have been told they won't be signing Danny Drinkwater

According to the Telegraph, Chelsea are getting ready to submit a second offer for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater.

Antonio Conte has expressed his need for more signings and claimed this week the club are working hard behind the scenes to bring people in.

The 27-year-old played a major role in helping the Foxes win the title in 2015/16 while he's also been recognised at global level after breaking in to the England national team set-up.

Drinkwater would be tempted by the opportunity to join Chelsea, who will return to the Champions League this season, although there will be no guarantees of a starting place at Stamford Bridge. Such a strong interest in Danny Drinkwater comes as a result of Nemanja Matic's sale to Manchester United.

However, the England worldwide is reportedly not concerned and is keen to test himself at Stamford Bridge. The same paper report that Leicester do not want to sell one of their star players and consider the central midfielder to be worth much more than Chelsea are now offering.

The report says the Foxes have put a £40m price-tag on the midfielder - the same fee the Blues received for Matic.

Chelsea have spent almost £150million on signing Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Bakayoko this summer but Conte is keen to add three of four new faces to his squad before the window closes.

"I think we've got owners who want to keep their best players, and the reality is we're living with the current situation of the transfer window".

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