Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has verified that winter signing Ross Barkley could make his Blues debut when they take on Norwich Town in the FA Cup third round replay on Wednesday evening.
The England worldwide sealed his swap from Everton before this thirty day period, but he has but to element for the first-workforce as he continues to get well from a hamstring issue.
“He is functioning challenging in these times and maybe the subsequent game towards Norwich he could be in contention. I hope. If he continues in this way then why not. He is not all set 100 per cent but can commence to assistance us for the relaxation of the season,” he claimed, by means of The Mirror.
Barkley has not performed a competitive match since May perhaps 21, and he faces a enormous endeavor on his arms in the coming months, if he is to stake a assert for a spot with the England nationwide facet.
3 Lions manager Gareth Southgate has picked Barkley frequently in former squads, but the former Evertonian desires to impress with common enjoying time to element at the summer season Globe Cup finals.