Chelsea turn to England stars Drinkwater, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Barkley to help quota
Chelsea have allowed John Terry, Dominic Solanke and Nathaniel Chalobah to all leave this summer.
Meanwhile, other potential first-team players in Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kurt Zouma and Izzy Brown have been loaned out ahed of the new season.
That leaves Antonio Conte with just one English player in his squad in defender Gary Cahill.
The club are currently able to call on just five homegrown qualified players in Cahill, Victor Moses, Andreas Christensen, Cesc Fabregas and Charly Musonda – three short of the eight-player minimum.
Further signings are expected at Stamford Bridge, with Conte... read more
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