Chelsea midfielder Drinkwater was once accused of snubbing England closing week when he pulled out of the squad for the video games in opposition to Germany and Brazil as a result of he mentioned he wanted additional remedy on a calf drawback.
But Vardy, who gained the Premier enjoying along Drinkwater at Leicester two years in the past, claims the 27 12 months outdated continues to be determined to play for England and is just not are compatible.
Drinkwater, who has but to succeed in complete health for Chelsea after becoming a member of them in a £35million transfer from Leicester in the summertime, has made best two exchange appearances within the Premier League.
Vardy, who led England’s line within the encouraging zero-zero draw with Germany at Wembley on Friday night time, mentioned: “Danny certainly desires to play for his nation. To be truthful, he has been suffering to get fit time.
“He was once injured and he must get the fit sharpness again. He has been doing that during contemporary weeks for Chelsea and he must stay construction that up.
“He certainly has a possibility of having into the squad when he’s are compatible. If he’s enjoying the most efficient he can then why not?
“He must be in with a shot however it’s all the way down to him to ensure he places the performances in.”
Drinkwater is gloomy that his determination to omit the 2 friendlies has been interpreted as a snub and is made up our minds to determine in Southgate’s plans for subsequent summer time’s World Cup.
The midfielder annoyed the calf drawback once more when he got here on instead in Chelsea’s 1-zero win over Manchester United on November five and he’s these days having remedy on the membership’s Cobham coaching floor.