“We’re not going to be friendly” – Ben Chilwell warns Kovacic ahead of big match

England begin their Euros campaign today and that means we will see a number of our Chelsea boys on display.

Even more so because the opponents for England today are Croatia, with Mateo Kovacic at the heart of their midfield.

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England are likely to have Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount starting the game, but I’m not so confident that Gareth Southgate will start Reece James, unfortunately. That’s for another article!

Anyways, Chilwell has been speaking about facing his club team mate Kovacic before the big game today, and reveals some friendly banter between the two.

But that is as ‘friendly’ as it gets until after the game, according to Chilwell, who has offered up some fighting talk to spur on his English lions.

It will be a very tough match for both sides, and we all remember how close that semi final match in 2018 was between the same two teams.