Reece James says Chelsea’s Champions League winners needed to be humble when arriving on the England camp after the all-English remaining.
The Blues contingent – James, Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount – all arrived into the Three Lions camp on the identical day because the Manchester Metropolis gamers that they had crushed within the remaining in Porto every week earlier.
England boss Gareth Southgate had expressed issues over what the ultimate may do to the dynamic of the group, however the Chelsea full-back has insisted that he and his membership team-mates have saved a low profile in relation to speak of their success.
“I knew coming right here that we simply performed towards Metropolis, they are not going to be pleased with the outcome,” stated James.
“We sort of needed to be a bit humble with it we could not boast and rub it in. We simply needed to settle for it.
“We all know we received. Now we’re right here we’re collectively as a group with an enormous event forward and we have to struggle collectively.
“The previous couple of weeks have been very hectic, you understand. We had plenty of video games, large video games you understand. We had been preventing for the highest 4 within the Premier League as effectively and we acquired that as a result of we received the Champions League. Coming right here it’s essential step away from membership rivalry.
“We had Man Metropolis within the remaining however once we come right here we’re a collective group. We put it to at least one aspect. We’re one group right here and we have to work collectively.”
Ought to he begin at Wembley on Sunday, James might be going through one other Chelsea teammate in Croatia’s Matteo Kovacic – however the full-back is much from caring over the midfielder sharing secrets and techniques about his membership mates throughout the England camp.
“I understand how he performs as effectively so I’m positive I’m going to inform the lads what he likes to do and what he doesn’t love to do,” stated James.
“We’re developing towards a really robust aspect. They acquired to the World cup remaining and we all know it’s going to be a troublesome recreation and we have to put together proper. Everybody wants to stay targeted and provides every part.”
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