Advert

Latest

a few seconds ago
Advert
26 minutes ago
Advert

Most Popular

3 days ago
Advert

Chelsea's Staggering Win/Loss Ratio With Sidelined First Team Star Will Blow Your Mind

Chelsea's Staggering Win/Loss Ratio With Sidelined First Team Star Will Blow Your Mind

Chelsea fans have been on Danny Drinkwater's case since they signed him for £35 million in the summer, but perhaps all is not as bad as it seems.

The 28-year-old exited Leicester City as a club legend after winning the Premier League title with them and linked up with the reigning champions at Stamford Bridge.

There was already a dark cloud of negativity surrounding the midfielder when he first arrived and Chelsea fans were quick to write him off.

Advert

However, SPORTbible research has discovered that the criticism of the England international could be too harsh and fans may be stunned by the findings.

With Drinkwater in the team:

22 games: 14 wins, 5 draws and 3 defeats. Win percentage of 63.6% and a loss percentage of 13.6%

Without Drinkwater in the team:

Advert

26 games: 12 wins, 5 draws and 9 defeats. Win percentage of 46.1% and a loss percentage of 34.6%

Drinkwater has made a total of 22 appearances in the first team since he joined Chelsea and the only three defeats in that time have come at the hands of Manchester United, AS Roma and Manchester City.

More Like ThisMore Like This

1 of 6
Football

Chelsea's Longest-Serving Player Leaves The Club On Four-Year Contract

The ball-playing central midfielder has been used on several occasions as a substitute, but manager Antonio Conte has still started him on 10 occasions.

Drinkwater in action for Chelsea. Image: PA
Drinkwater in action for Chelsea. Image: PA
Advert
'The Danish Catch' Goalkeeping Technique Will Blow Your Mind
Football

'The Danish Catch' Goalkeeping Technique Will Blow Your Mind

published at9 months ago

He was not signed to be the first name in the starting XI and the fact he is an England international has surely bumped up his price tag, though Chelsea fans may have jumped the gun on their judgement of the squad player.

N'Golo Kante and Cesc Fabregas appear to have their hold on the two midfield positions, yet that could all change under a new manager and the likes of Ross Barkley, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Drinkwater could be given a reprieve.

Conte embraces with Drinkwater. Image: PA
Conte embraces with Drinkwater. Image: PA

Gareth Southgate's England are lacking quality options in the midfield and should be pleading for Chelsea to get the best out of Drinkwater.

Advert

The pass master keeps it tidy in the middle of the park and there could be a strong case for Chelsea to implement a Kante-Drinkwater midfield that steered Leicester to the Premier League title.

He has shown that he has an eye-catching range of passing and is willing to do the dirty work.

Can Drinkwater carve out a successful career with Chelsea?

Topics: Football News, Chelsea, Football, Danny Drinkwater

Chosen for YouChosen for You

Boxing Fans Says Tyson Fury Is In Serious Trouble After Anthony Joshua Shows Off Brutal Punching Power
published ata few seconds ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Football

Teenager Builds The Ultimate FIFA Setup Using 49-Inch Monitor So He Can See Entire Pitch

published at3 days ago