Barkley made remarks after joining Villa on loan, he hopes to be selected for England's European Cup list.
Barkley said: "In the past few years, I have been a main player and performed well. Then I lost my position. It is a big event for me to come here and have the opportunity to become a regular main player. After the end of this season, I will participate in the European Cup. My important goal, I hope I can be selected."
"Dean Smith communicated with me and moved me. This will be an exciting season. Glarish and I are friends off the court. We know each other very well. We have communicated. I am looking forward to playing with him. , We have been talking for the past two weeks."