Barkley began his professional career at Everton in 2008. After loan spells at Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United he became a regular in their team, playing 179 total games and scoring 27 goals for Everton. He signed for Chelsea in January 2018.
Barkley made his full international debut in 2013. He played for England at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and was selected in Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad for UEFA Euro 2016 but did not appear in any of England's matches. Managers and teammates have compared his style of play to those of Michael Ballack, Paul Gascoigne and Wayne Rooney. Description provided by Wikipedia
Ross Barkley said he is ready to step up and help fill the gap at Chelsea left by Eden Hazard’s departure for Real Madrid
Gareth Southgate said John Stones would get ‘horrible criticism’ for his mistake against the Netherlands but reaffirmed he will stick to playing from the back
Midfielder believes Gareth Southgate’s team can still improve despite scoring five times in each of their first two Euro 2020 qualifying matches