N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Antonio Rudiger and Kurt Zouma, all are expected to return to Cobham training base for pre-season campaign on July 19th as Thomas Tuchel plan to included them into his team that fly to Ireland.
N’Golo Kante and Kurt Zouma are both represented France in Euro 2020 before shock exit to Switzerland in the last-16 of the tournament.
As a result of that, the Blues pair, expected to return to Cobham training base for pre-season campaign as soon as possible early next week.
Chelsea stars Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, and Antonio Rudiger, all are represented Germany and they were eliminated in the round of 16 of the tournament, as a result of that the German trio expected also to be return to club training based on Monday.
The Blues trio, alongside N’Golo Kante, Kurt Zouma, and Mateo Kovacic, all are expected to be part of Thomas Tuchel’s squad that would be heading to Ireland for another individual and fitness training session.
Ethan Ampadu, and Michy Batshuayi are also expected to return to Cobham training base as soon as possible early next week while remains Chelsea players could back by August 1st.
N’Golo Kante, Kai Havertz, Mateo Kovacic, Timo Werner, Antonio Rudiger and Kurt Zouma return, means all could missed this weekend closing door friendlies match against Peterborough but they expected to feature against Bournemouth, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
Chelsea 2021 Pre-Season Plans:
• 17th – Peterborough (Cobham)
• 20th – Squad fly out to Ireland
• 22nd – Low level team in Dublin
• 27th – AFC Bournemouth (Away)
• 1st – Arsenal (Away – 3pm)
• 4th – Tottenham (Home – 7.45pm)
Chelsea, then heading to Belfast for the Super Cup against Villarreal on August 11 before start their 2021/22 Premier League season on August 14 at home to Crystal Palace.