Jones says Barkley will benefit from a rest this summer.
He said: "I think what Ross needs to do is get a break from football. It's been constant for him.
"I'd like to see him have week off and then he's obviously going away with England which will keep his level of fitness up and then he can have a complete switch off.
"I think you'll find again like a similar situation to Muhamed [Besic] that he'll reflect on everything and come back a fresher, hungrier and more aware footballer.
"We'll be excited to see his progress next season."
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