Drinkwater was recruited by Chelsea on the back of their 2016/17 Premier League title triumph.
He had played a starring role in Leicester City winning the Premier League, alongside N’Golo Kante in midfield, while also forcing his way into the England setup.
However, his career has drastically nosedived ever since. After playing U-23s football with Chelsea in the first-half of the season, he signed for mid-table Turkish side Kasimpasa on loan
As reported by The Sun, he sustained a freak injury in a swimming pool soon after, which looked set to rule him out of his debut for the club.
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Things have not got any easier for Drinkwater, either. It looks as though the ‘injury’ he picked up in the swimming pool was actually pretty significant.