Alonso Barkely provides more creative spark in midfield

first_imgMarcos Alonso praised fellow Chelsea team-mate Ross Barkley following his impressive performance in England’s 3-2 UEFA Nations League win against Spain.Barkley was instrumental in England’s midfield alongside Spurs duo Harry Winks and Eric Dier, with passes that led to some devastating and clinical counter-attacking football.Alonso, who started for Spain, believes Barkley provides England with more creativity in midfield.Ross Barkley still can’t believe Frank Lampard is his coach Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – July 30, 2019 Ahead of a new season with Chelsea FC, Ross Barkley still can’t believe that he has Frank Lampard as his manager with the Blues.The…“Even at the World Cup England, despite playing well, were aware that they didn’t really have that kind of player, someone in the middle who played and made others play, who used the ball,’ Alonso told Chelsea TV.“He’s a great player. He showed it not just last night but against Croatia (last Friday) too. He showed that he can be a great player. I hope he keeps improving and that he helps us at Chelsea to stay near the top.”Spain remain top of Group 4 following last night’s result but now lead England by just two points, with Croatia a further three behind having played a game less.last_img