Reece James is confident that he will be fit in time for the Lions to compete in the World Cup.

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Chelsea right-back Reece James remains confident he will be fit in time for the 2022 World Cup against England. After struggling with injuries.

The 22-year-old suffered a knee ligament injury during the 2-0 win over AC Milan in the Champions League on October 11.

Earlier, the Blues revealed that the injury could rule him out for up to eight weeks. Leaving his prospects at the World Cup in Qatar questionable.

James is getting fit for the upcoming tournament in the coming weeks. UFABET He rehabilitated alongside Chelsea team-mate Wesley Fofana in Dubai this week.

The right-back works in the gym. And swimming pool while Chelsea are sending reports continuously to the FA. about fitness and stabilize his knees

Having recovered prematurely, James is confident Gareth Southgate will call him into the 26-man World Cup squad. Although he may miss the opening game. According to the Evening Standard.

The same report also states that Southgate has spoken to James on the phone to follow up on his progress.

James joined Chelsea at the age of six and turned pro in March 2017. During the 2017/18 season he captained the U18s. led the team to win the FA championship. He won the Cup and was named Player of the Season. Signed a four-year contract with the club in 2018. And later joined Championship side Wigan on loan for the 2018/19 season. Selected in the 18/19 Championship Team of the Year. He won three awards at the end of the season with Wigan. Including the Player of the Year.