Ross Barkley
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Ross Barkley put in a superb performance for England against Spain on Monday night – and Chelsea fans on Twitter went mental.

Barkley signed for Chelsea back in January for what the BBC reported to be a £15M fee. That’s a bargain. Even without the guidance of, you could bet your house on him being a success at Stamford Bridge.

Maurizio Sarri looks to be bringing the best out of him in that third midfield position, which was previously occupied by Marek Hamsik at Napoli. If he can replicate the Slovak’s success under Sarri, we’ll be laughing.

His performance against Spain on Monday suggested he has a real chance of doing so. The 24-year-old was both the driving force and main creative outlet of the Three Lions’ midfield. Chelsea fans were incredibly impressed with what they saw.

Alongside Dave Thompson from who said he thought it was ‘the best game he’d seen Barkley had in any shirt let alone and England one’ many took to Twitter to heap praise on Barkley, who’s a worthy recipient. Have a look at this…

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