Reece James close to a comeback


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The defender is close to a comeback after sustaining an ankle injury in a while playing for England U20s in the Toilet tournament in June.

Chelsea has been handed a boost as defender; Reece James has returned to training after being sidelined by an ankle injury. The defender took to Twitter to announce his return to training. “it’s been a while” the defender posted on his official Twitter account. The London club also confirmed Reece James comeback from injury on twitter.

Reece James is yet to make an appearance for Chelsea this campaign. The defender is one of Chelsea’s bright prospects and is touted to challenge skipper, Cesar Azpicuelta for the right-back position.

Reece James joined Chelsea at the age of six and turned a professional in March 2017. The defender joined the English side Wigan Athletic on loan for the 2018-19 season. The defender was named in the 2018-19 Championship team of the season after impressive showings for the club. The defender also won the club’s player of the season award, the goal of the season award as well as going on to win the young player of the final in the 2017 Tomlin invitational tournament in which England U20s participated in. The defender also won the Chelsea academy player of the 2017-18 season.

Chelsea’s coach, Frank Lampard, would surely be happy with the youngster return to training. Reece James isn’t the only player on the comeback trail with Antonio Rudiger, N’golo Kante and Callum Hudson-Odoi all set to return for selection.

Frank Lampard lads are set to travel to Molineux Stadium where they play Wolves on Sunday. The blues are placed 11th on the premier league table with five points. The blues have won only one game in the current premier league campaign. Frank Lampard lads will be hoping to pick maximum points after dropping points in their game against Sheffield Wednesday before the international break.

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