On 20 January 2012, Drinkwater joined Leicester City from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. After being named Championship Player of the Month for December 2013, he was also one of three players who received a nomination for the Championship Player of the Year Award. Drinkwater had his most successful year as a professional, scoring seven goals and being named to the PFA Championship Team of the Year alongside teammates Kasper Schmeichel and Wes Morgan, as Leicester were promoted to the Premier League after winning the Championship. On 17 June 2014, Drinkwater signed a new four-year deal with Leicester after helping the Foxes win promotion to the Premier League for the first time in ten years. Drinkwater played consistently as the Foxes won the Premier League title in 2015–16, alongside his midfield partners N’Golo Kanté, Marc Albrighton and Riyad Mahrez. He scored his first top-flight goal on 23 January 2016, to open a 3–0 win over Stoke City at the King Power Stadium. On 25 August 2016, Drinkwater signed a contract to remain with the club until 2021.
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These boots were worn by Danny Drinkwater in the last matches of the Leicester City F.C. winning season. In particular they were worn on May 1st 2016 against Manchester United, the game that celebrated Leicester 2016 Premier League champion, due the Tottenham’s draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, and in the next following game against Everton on King Power Stadium on May 7th when he lifted up the Premier League’s trophy in front of his fans.