MX23RW : Tuesday, September 28 21:18:16| >> :120:8367:8367:

Aston Villa closing in on Danny Drinkwater loan from Chelsea

Aston Villa closing in on Danny Drinkwater loan from Chelsea
© Reuters
The three-cap England midfielder joined the London club for £35million in 2017.

Danny Drinkwater is to undergo a medical at Aston Villa ahead of a proposed loan move, the PA news agency understands.

Drinkwater travelled to Villa's Bodymoor Heath training ground on Tuesday morning with a view to joining Dean Smith's side for the rest of the season.

The 29-year-old midfielder has spent the first half of the campaign on loan at Burnley from Chelsea, but has struggled to make an impression in Sean Dyche's side, limited to just one appearance in the Premier League and two overall.

Drinkwater was sidelined for a stint earlier in the campaign after suffering ankle ligament damage in September during an incident at a Manchester nightclub.

The Manchester United academy product was part of Leicester's Premier League-winning side in 2016, and moved to Chelsea in a £35million deal a year later.

But he found himself short of playing time at Stamford Bridge and the three-times capped England midfielder is seeking a new start.

ID:385322: cacheID:385322:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1999:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Joe Hart in action for Burnley on January 4, 2020
Read Next:
Dean Smith refuses to comment on Joe Hart speculation
>
Read more about Danny Drinkwater Football

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool64201541114
2Manchester CityMan City64111211113
3Chelsea64111221013
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd6411135813
5Everton6411127513
6Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton641185313
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham6321138511
8Aston Villa631297210
9Brentford62318539
10Arsenal6303510-59
11Tottenham HotspurSpurs630349-59
12Watford621379-27
13Leicester CityLeicester6213710-37
14Wolverhampton WanderersWolves620435-26
15Crystal Palace613269-36
16Southampton604247-34
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle6033714-73
18Leeds UnitedLeeds6033614-83
19Burnley6024511-62
20Norwich CityNorwich6006216-140

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!