Date: 29th August 2017 at 6:00pm
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Chelsea have agreed a fee exceeding €30m (£27.9m) for Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, according to SFR Sport in France.

The French TV station say they have received information that a deal will go through before the transfer window closes at the end of Thursday. They also report that Leicester City have already lined up a replacement in Paris Saint-Germain’s Grzegorz Krychowiak.

The Polish international is deemed surplus to requirements by PSG after signing from Sevilla for £30million last summer, but it is believed the Foxes have yet to make a formal bid for the 27 year old.

The Daily Telegraph reported at the weekend that Leicester had turned down a £25million bid from Chelsea for Drinkwater but it seems a third offer, likely around £30m if SFR Sport are to be believed, has managed to secure the transfer of the midfielder. The England international has yet to play this season due to a thigh injury but a move to Stamford Bridge seems to be imminent.


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