‘He’s so fit, and is the best in the country’ — Paul Merson raves about in-form Chelsea player

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Chelsea right wing-back Reece James has been in incredible form this season. The 21-year-old has been getting rave reviews from all corner this season, and deservedly so, following his eye catching displays.

James has scored five goals and assisted five so far this season, which is an incredible return for a wing-back.

Paul Merson has singled out the young wing-back for praise and believes he can play as a striker. According to the football pundit, Reece James is currently one of the best in that position in the Premier League.

“Reece James is becoming a superstar and he is already Chelsea’s top scorer this season,” Merson wrote in his column for the Daily Star.

“I said ages ago that Reece James could become England’s best right back. I still think he’s more of a wing back but what a player he is now.

“He keeps his game so simple. He’s a strong lad, so fit, and he scores goals. It’s no fluke his finishing is so good because he used to be a centre forward.”

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