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Chelsea's 2022/23 Pre-Season: Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of United States Tour

Matthew Debono

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Chelsea's 2022/23 Pre-Season: Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of United States Tour

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Chelsea head to the United States for pre-season this summer ahead of the 2022/23 season with three fixtures lined up for Thomas Tuchel's side.

It was a largely successful campaign for Chelsea last term - a third placed finish in the Premier League was backed up by triumphs in the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup.

Now the players are off on their well earned break before their return on 2 July or a week later on 9 July if they have participated in international fixtures for their respective countries.

"That means anyway they come one week later than the rest," confirmed Thomas Tuchel on the international stars. "That would mean in our case they come on 9 July.

"This is the plan and hopefully we can do this and have everybody for the pre-season because it is a pre-season when you have at least three-and-half to four weeks together and not a lot of people are coming in with in different timings. It's more or less two groups."

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Ben Chilwell and Callum Hudson-Odoi will be two of the first players to return to the training ground as they continue their individual programmes in a bid to be ready for the rest of the squad's return.

Once the current squad and returning loanees report back to Cobham next month, they will have a couple of weeks before they play their first confirmed match of pre-season, with Club America, Charlotte FC and Arsenal all awaiting in the United States for their 'Clash of Nations' tour.

Here are all of the details ahead of Chelsea's pre-season tour to America, including the dates, times and locations of all the matches:

Fixture 1 - Club America

Date: 16 July 2022

Time: TBA

Location: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas

Fixture 2 - Charlotte FC

Date: 20 July 2022

Time: TBA

Location: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte 

Fixture 3 - Arsenal

Date: 23 July 2022

Time: TBA

Location: Camping World Stadium, Orlando

No further fixtures have been confirmed by the club as of yet after the Blues' FA Cup final defeat to Liverpool which saw them miss out on a spot in the Community Shield against Manchester City on 30 July at the King Power Stadium.

Chelsea begin their 2022/23 season on the weekend of the 6 and 7 August when the Premier League gets back underway. Tuchel's side will learn their fate on 16 June when the fixtures are announced, that's when the planning can begin.

Topics: Chelsea

Matthew Debono
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