Ross Barkley is yet to make an appearance this season but since making a move to Chelsea, he is in better shape.
Ross Barkley completed his £15m move Everton to Chelsea earlier this month. He has been suffering from an injury which kept him out of Everton’s squad. And therefore is yet to make an appearance in the 2-17/18 season.
Barkley was set to join the Blues in the summer but the deal could not be materialised.
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Speaking to the media ahead of the match against Leicester City tomorrow, Conte said that Barkley is not fit to start tomorrow.
— Ross Barkley (@RBarkley8) January 12, 2018
However, he added, “For sure he’s working, very hard. I think that maybe in the next game against Norwich he could be available, be in contention. I hope for this. This guy is not ready 100 percent but he can start to help us.”
When asked about his physical condition, the Italian said, “I think the idea is more clear now. We must be satisfied with his physical condition.”
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