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Chelsea outcast Danny Drinkwater 'could reunite with old boss Claudio Ranieri at Serie A outfit Sampdoria' in bid to kick-start his career after just six appearances for the Blues in two years Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater could be about to reunite with Claudio Ranieri The former Leicester midfielder won the Premier League with Ranieri in 2016 An intermediary has contacted Sampdoria to propose Drinkwater to the club  The England international has recently revealed he is seeing a psychologist

By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline

Published: 09:37 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 10:32 BST, 14 September 2020

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Chelsea outcast Danny Drinkwater could be about to reunite with Claudio Ranieri at Serie A side Sampdoria. 

The midfielder, who won the Premier League with Ranieri during the 2015-16 season with Leicester, is an outcast at Stamford Bridge.

According to Il Secolo XIX newspaper, an intermediary has contacted Sampdoria to ask if they are interested in signing Drinkwater, who managed only six appearances last season on loan at both Burnley and Aston Villa.

Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater could be about to reunite with Claudio Ranieri at Sampdoria

Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater could be about to reunite with Claudio Ranieri at Sampdoria

The former Leicester midfielder won the Premier League with coach Ranieri (holding the cup)

The former Leicester midfielder won the Premier League with coach Ranieri (holding the cup)

The England international, 30, has recently revealed he is seeing a sports psychologist in a bid to jump-start his career and opened up on the extraordinary off-field incidents that have plagued his career over the last two years.

Drinkwater has been marginalised at Chelsea and is looking to leave the club either on loan or on permanent terms in the present transfer window.

But Premier League clubs may feel tentative about approaching the man who has three England caps after recent run-ins involving drink driving, headbutting Jota on loan at Villa and being the victim of a nightclub attack.

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