Chelsea vs New England Revolution
The Premier League season is over, but many of Chelsea’s stars aren’t on a break yet.
That’s because the Blues have flown to America ahead of this week’s friendly against MLS side New England Revolution.
Why are Chelsea playing the New England Revolution this week?
The club have explained their trip to the US as follows:
Chelsea travel to America today to help fight discrimination as part of our Say No To Antisemitism campaign, culminating in the Final Whistle On Hate match with New England Revolution on Wednesday night.
Proceeds from the event will go towards funding the World Jewish Congress, the Tree of Life synagogue, the Anti-Defamation League and the Holocaust Educational Trust.
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Chelsea squad confirmed
Maurizio Sarri has taken the following 23-players to the US for the New England Revolution match.
Goalies: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero, Rob Green
Defenders: Andreas Christensen, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso, Davide Zappacosta, Emerson, Marc Guehi, Reece James
Midfielders: Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Mateo Kovacic, Trevoh Chalobah, Conor Gallagher
Forwards: Eden Hazard, Willian, Pedro, Olivier Giroud, Gonzalo Higuain, Ike Ugbo
Looking at which players have skipped the trip, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Antonio Rudiger, and N’Golo Kante have all been given time off instead.