Eden Hazard is set to return for Chelsea’s EFL Cup semi-final against Arsenal but new recruit Ross Barkley is not yet ready for first-team action.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has challenged Ross Barkley to earn a place in the England squad for the World Cup following his move to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea has announced the signing of Ross Barkley from Everton, the playmaker joining the Premier League champions for a reported £15-million.
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has denied claims he opted not to join Chelsea during his medical, and says he will assess his options in January.
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley caused a transfer deadline day sensation by pulling out of a £35-million move to Premier League champions Chelsea at the 11th hour.
Watch behind-the-scenes footage of the match between Manchester City and Everton, including Ross Barkley slapping John Stones and Kevin De Bruyne’s handshake with Romelu Lukaku.