Chelsea step up pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater

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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.

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

The champions have been linked with a £30m move for the 27-year-old in the hope of reuniting him with former Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante and recreate the midfield combination that played such a major role in Leicester's Premier League triumph two seasons ago.

As per the Telegraph, Chelsea have already seen a £15M bid turned down for the England worldwide, but are expected to raise their offer to £25M in hope of securing a deal.

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.

Leicester do not want to lose one of their main men and will put up a fight to keep hold of him.

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And the Foxes could even demand £40m - the same fee the Blues received from Manchester United for Nemanja Matic.

Thus, a move for Drinkwater can strengthen Chelsea's midfield further with the player forging a proven and strong partnership at the heart of midfield in the past.

The England worldwide was a part of Leicester City's Premier League-winning squad in 2015/16.

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The report says Chelsea's list of targets to fill those positions include Ross Barkley, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Renato Sanches, Fernando Llorente and Alex Sandro while the club will also go for centre-back Virgil van Dijk if Southampton indicate they will sell.

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