Chelsea have been heavily linked with a move for Ross Barkley over the course of the last summer transfer window.
The England international has joined Everton in 2005. The 23-year-old has a valid contract with Everton until June 2018.
The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in England.
Ross Barkley has represented England at Under-16, Under-17, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 34 caps and scoring 5 goals, before making his senior international debut in September 2013. As a member of England national football team, Ross Barkley has won 22 caps and has scored two goals.
Ross Barkley is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Everton this winter and the list of suitors in the England international continues to grow. He will be high in demand this winter, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Everton last term.
Antonio Conte wants to sign a new midfielder this winter and Ross Barkley is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He is a long term admirer of Ross Barkley and believes he can get the most out of the England international.
Chelsea will be desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.
The England international is a player who has impressed many European clubs in the last few seasons, and it is understood that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte would prefer playing him as a attacking midfielder.
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According to the report in British Media, Chelsea are set to reignite their interest in Ross Barkley as part of a major January transfer spending spree. Everton are said to be likely to sell Barkley in the next window rather than risk losing him for nothing. Chelsea will battle Spurs for the England international services.
Signing the 23-year-old in January would be a masterstroke from Antonio Conte.
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