Drinkwater stays at champion Leicester, signs 5-year deal

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LEICESTER, England (AP) Danny Drinkwater has become the latest Leicester player to commit his future to the English champions.

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Leicester said Thursday the midfielder has signed a new five-year contract. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have also penned new deals this summer.

Drinkwater, a former Manchester United player, was a regular for Leicester in its run to the Premier League title last season, helping him earn a call-up to the England squad.