sport news Ben Chilwell hands fitness boost to Chelsea by returning to England training

Ben Chilwell hands fitness boost to Chelsea and England by returning to training while every member of Three Lions squad tests negative for Covid-19 amid sharp spike of cases across the Premier League All 22 players in Gareth Southgate's England squad tested negative for Covid-19 Club bosses are increasingly concerned following a sharp rise in positive cases On the injury front, Ben Chilwell returned to full England training on Tuesday  It is a boost for Chelsea as he endured a back spasm in the defeat to Belgium 

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 14:51 GMT, 17 November 2020 | Updated: 14:51 GMT, 17 November 2020

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England's entire 22-man squad have tested negative for Covid-19 to ease concerns of club bosses following a record spike in positive coronavirus tests among Premier League personnel.

Top-flight bosses announced on Monday that there had been 16 new positive tests following 1,207 tests for players and staff between November 9 and November 15. The figure of 16 does not include those who have been on international duty.

Club bosses have held concerns for both positive coronavirus tests and injury, with Chelsea buoyed by the news that full-back Ben Chilwell returned to England training on Tuesday following a back spasm in the 2-0 defeat to Belgium.

Ben Chilwell left the pitch after picking up an injury in England's game against Belgium

Ben Chilwell left the pitch after picking up an injury in England's game against Belgium

Chilwell sustained the injury in the Nations League match-up and there were fears it could rule him out of forthcoming games with Chelsea.

But having returned

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