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Chelsea whizkid James: I've trained in three positions for England

Reece James has revealed he has trained in three different positions for England.

The Chelsea whizkid primarily plays at right-back for his club.

But his physicality and intelligence means he can be used in a variety of positions.

Speaking before England's Euros opener against Croatia, James said: "[I've trained in] probably the positions you can guess," James said. "Wing-back, centre-back, right-back. I've played all three so far, so I don't really know what's going to happen or what position I might feature in."

He added: "I played right-side centre-back many times coming throughout the academy so the position wasn't new to me.

"It's much different to wing-back, you can't really go forward. Wing-back you have the license to push on and join in attacks, but right side of a three you're kind of limited to where you can go and what you can do."

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