Chelsea Football Club have embarked on their pre-season activities, having flown to Los Angeles, California on Saturday (July 9th) for a training camp.
Manger Thomas Tuchel’s side will begin preparations for the new season when they take on Mexican outfit Club America in Las Vegas on July 16th.
The Blues will then travel to Charlotte to face MLS side Charlotte FC on July 20th, before finishing the trip with a clash against fellow Premier League campaigners Arsenal in Orlando on July 23rd.
Striker Armando Broja also has not travelled, but the Blues hope he will fly across the pond next week to join up with the squad.
Defenders Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta were both part of the travelling party, despite the pair being linked with a summer move to Spanish La Liga outfit FC Barcelona.
Conor Gallagher, Billy Gilmour, Ethan Ampadu, Michy Batshuayi, Emerson, Tino Anjorin and Levi Colwill are all in too after returning from their respective loan spells.
Chelsea’s Travelling Squad for U.S. Pre-Season Tour:
Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Marcus Bettinelli, Edouard Mendy, Teddy Sharman-Lowe.
Defenders: Marcos Alonso, Ethan Ampadu, Cesar Azpilicueta, Trevoh Chalobah, Ben Chilwell, Levi Colwill, Reece James, Kenedy, Emerson Palmieri, Malang Sarr, Thiago Silva.
Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Conor Gallagher, Billy Gilmour, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Harvey Vale.
Forwards: Tino Anjorin, Michy Batshuayi, Kai Havertz, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech.