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Danny Drinkwater is interesting Roma manager Claudio Ranieri

Roma appear to have a genuine interest in signing Danny Drinkwater this summer.

The reports in England suggested that Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is interesting Roma manager Claudio Ranieri.

The England international was signed by Chelsea in August 2017 from Leicester City for a fee of 37.9 million euros. The 29-year-old has a contract until 2022 with the club.

Danny Drinkwater
Danny Drinkwater

Drinkwater has played 23 times for Chelsea since signing from Leicester City, scoring one goal.

As a member of England national football team, Drinkwater won 3 caps.

Danny Drinkwater is currently out of favor at Chelsea and could leave the club this summer.


Claudio Ranieri is a long term admirer of Danny Drinkwater and believes he can get the most out of the England international.

Danny Drinkwater would provide a good variety to Roma’s midfield.

According to Tribalfootball, “Claudio Ranieri wants a reunion with Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater. Just named Roma coach, Ranieri has discussed his former Leicester City ace with club directors. And knowing Drinkwater is seeking a move from Chelsea this summer, the Italian has urged Roma to make an approach. Ranieri is contracted with Roma to June, though will see the deal extended if they secure Champions League qualification. And the chance to again work with his old Foxes boss would be tempting for Drinkwater.”


Chelsea are preparing to sell their midfielder should they receive a right offer for him.

Roma fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Roma come calling for Drinkwater.

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