As England prepare to face Portugal in the European Under 21 Championship, we bring you five lions who will not only light up the tournament but are set to become household names in the next few seasons. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea FC) The Chelsea FC central midfielder was handpicked by Jose Mourinho as one of the players to join the champion’s squad towards the later stages of their title winning campaign and the manager expects him to play a much bigger role in the Chelsea squad next season. The powerful midfielder is expected to play a big role if England are to stake a claim for the Euro U21 title. Calum Chambers (Arsenal FC) The versatile Arsenal FC man had a decent first season at the club following big money move from Southampton.He has already featured a number of times for Arsenal FC this season is expected to be a big part of the Young Lions set up.  Big things are […]

Arsenal made five signings this summer, and it probably surprised many that Calum Chambers represents on those moves. While it initially seemed that Arsenal have signed a right-back for the future, it appears that Chambers future should involve him playing at right center back, as Arsenal’s heir to Per Metresacker’s position. A Modern Center Back The attribute that stands out for Chambers, more than any other, is his intelligence. Unlike many English players, Chambers game revolves around his ability to read the game and make good decisions. With this ability to understand the state of play and anticipate what will happen, it allows him to make use of his other attributes to greater effect. These include excellent athleticism and technical ability for a center back. However, an underrated aspect of his ability as a defender, at the center back position, is his education as a right back. For a side like Arsenal, who often play a possession-based style of football, […]