Speaking about Ross Barkley‘s signing again Chelsea boss Antonio Conte claimed the former Everton midfielder will have to do everything to show he deserve being in the England squad for Russia 2018 World Cup:
“We have five months to show he deserves a call with the national team for the World Cup,” Conte told Sky Sports News.
“I hope [he gets one], because it means he will do very well with us.
“It’s important for me to see him, to understand his physical condition,” the Italian added when asked about a timescale for the midfielder’s return to full fitness.
“My hope is to have this player [available] very quickly.