Drinkwater was a key part of Leicester’s title-winning side in the 2015-16 season

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater is to return to Chelsea as a loan spell with Burnley comes to an end.

The 29-year-old has played only 59 minutes of Premier League action since arriving at Turf Moor in the summer.

He was out injured for two weeks after hurting ankle ligaments in a nightclub fight in September.

Drinkwater has been linked with Aston Villa