Tag: Danny Drinkwater

Smith likes what he sees in Drinkwater

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has hailed the hunger in the eyes of Danny Drinkwater as a key reason behind the midfielder’s loan capture until the end of the season The long-term absence of John McGinn, who is not expected to return to action until late March after fracturing his left ankle just before Christmas, forced Smith’s hand to sign a replacement in the mould of the all-action Scotland international.