Mason Mount started for the Three Lions, marking his first full game for England. Tammy Abraham also made his first competitive appearance as England lost to the Czech Republic 2-1 on Friday. Another Chelsea player, Fikayo Tomori, was an unused substitute.
England manager Gareth Southgate had called up four Chelsea players to be part of the national team.
Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley remains confident that his club will be able to win games during the upcoming season in spite of the absence of Eden Hazard. Hazard ended his several year stint with the Blues this summer and joined Los Blancos for a fee which could rise to as much as €130 million.
Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley is happy that his club claimed the Europa League. The Blues thrashed Arsenal 4-1 during the final of Europe’s second-tier club competition in Baku last Wednesday, with the goals coming from an Eden Hazard brace as well as Olivier Giroud and Pedro.
Ross Barkley reckons his return to form this season coupled with a return to the England fold has justified his decision to leave Everton for Chelsea.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has emphasised his desire of playing as a midfielder to Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri while he also reflected on the tight competition for places in the Blues midfield.
A number of Chelsea players have been selected for the England senior and Under-21 squads for the international fixtures over the next few weeks.
Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley has encouraged his young team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi to stay at Chelsea. The 18-year-old Hudson-Odoi is rumoured to be a top target of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
Roberto Martinez believes that Ross Barkley is now ready to realise his talent at Chelsea.
Liam Rosenior has hailed the emergence of Ross Barkley, citing the midfielder’s switch from his boyhood club Everton to Chelsea as crucial in his development as a player.
Ross Barkley has revealed he anticipates a hostile reception from travelling fans on Sunday when Chelsea face his boyhood club Everton at Stamford Bridge.
Gianfranco Zola has heaped praise on Ross Barkley, saying the Chelsea midfielder is on his way to becoming one of the best midfielders that England has to offer.
Ross Barkley is in top form of his short Chelsea career so far. Despite a difficult start at west London, the England international has recently returned to producing spectacular performances in midfield – something that, in recent years, has seen him be dubbed as the next Paul Gascoigne while playing for his old side Everton.
Mateo Kovacic has revealed that while the competition for places in the Chelsea midfield is fierce, it is healthy as well as he and his fellow midfielders support each other.
Former England central defender Jamie Carragher has opined that Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley possesses more ability than his fellow Three Lions midfielders Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard.
England recorded their first away win against Spain for the first time in over 30 years on Monday night thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford in a 3-2 victory. Two Chelsea players started in the five-goal thriller with Marcos Alonso at left-back for the hosts and Ross Barkley in the box-to-box midfielder role for the visitors.
Ross Barkley believes it is fair to say that Chelsea are title challengers this season, saying that the squad containing players who have won it before makes them capable for a shot at the Premier League trophy.
Alan Shearer believes Ross Barkley understands the game more now under Maurizio Sarri while also claiming that playing with quality teammates has also helped the Chelsea midfielder.
Ross Barkley has said he is determined to relaunch his England career, stressing that he currently is in the perfect platform to do so at Chelsea.
Ross Barkley reckons he can get 20 goals per season at Chelsea as he looks to replicate the performances of ‘idol’ Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge.
As Chelsea made a flying start to the new Premier League season with a win away at Huddersfield, plenty of accolades descended on the new midfield signing Jorginho despite a difficult opening half.
Chelsea kicked off their new Premier League season with a 3-0 victory away at Huddersfield. N’Golo Kante opened up the scoring with a simple sidefoot 34 minutes into the match before new signing Jorginho struck from the penalty spot just before the break.
Ross Barkley has revealed his desire to force his way back into the England team over the coming season.
Ross Barkley contends Chelsea can look forward to an exciting season ahead under the tutelage of new manager Maurizio Sarri.