Chelsea fullback Reece James has been at Chelsea since a very young age.
The 20-year-old has made his way through the youth system at Stamford Bridge and has been given his chance in the first team under Frank Lampard this season.
He seems to have taken the opportunity with both hands, having made 17 appearances in the Premier League this season, providing two assists.
Such has been the defender’s performances that he has been mentioned as a possible option for Gareth Southgate’s England squad ahead of the delayed European Championships next summer.
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James has two England U21 caps, but should he get the call up to the full squad, he will be joining fellow academy graduates Mason Mount, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham in making the step.
Another player who started his career at Chelsea and is now an England international is West Ham United’s Declan Rice.
James has previously shared a picture on social media of him starting his career at Chelsea as a young boy.
The defender has again taken to Instagram to look back on his early days at the club, and has posted a picture of himself alongside Mount, Rice and fellow academy players Franco Di Santo and Dan Kemp.
James also posted the picture on his story with the caption “notice any familiar faces?”
Both Mount and Rice have gone onto become regulars for both their club and international team, although they are both a year older than James.
The left-back will be hoping to continue his form for Chelsea on the resumption of the Premier League season and follow in the footsteps of both his current and former teammates.