Danny Drinkwater set to miss Turkish debut after ‘swimming injury’
Danny Drinkwater in freak swimming pool injury just days after Chelsea loan transfer exit and could miss
Kasimpasa debut, The midfielder has joined Istanbul club Kasimpasa on loan from Chelsea until the end of the
Drinkwater revealed his relief on his Instagram after ‘finally’ sealing a loan move, but it looks as though his
misery could continue after suffering the freak swimming-pool injury, The midfielder has been left out of the
Super Lig side’s 22-man squad to face Sivasspor on Monday.
Drinkwater is desperate to prove doubters wrong after last playing a competitive game for Chelsea in the 2018
He employed a production company to make a highlights reel of his best moments on the pitch to attract
He had unsuccessful spells at Burnley and Villa last season but made a combined total of just six starts.
He was attacked outside a nightclub in 2019 while at Burnley and was involved in a training-ground scrap with
Jota during his loan at the Midlands outfit.
On-loan Chelsea man’s nightmare continues after suffering the freak swimming-pool injury
And this season he was also in the headlines for the wrong reasons after being sent off for the Blues’ Under 23s
against Tottenham in December for kicking out at Spurs’ 16-year-old midfielder Alfie Devine.
Chelsea will pay a substantial amount of his wages while in Turkey with Drinkwater understandably eager to get
back to playing competitively.
Istanbul-based Kasimpasa are currently 15th in the 21-team Turkish Super Lig.