Chelsea key player misses pre-season tour


Chelsea Football Club has confirmed its list of players that have travelled to the United States of America for its 2023 pre-season tour.

The Blues released the official list on its website on Monday, July 17, 2023. The major omission from the list is the club's first choice right back, Reece James who was confirmed to be sick in the early hours of the day, he is expected to join the team when he gets better.

Chelsea supporters could see some of their new players (Christopher Nkunku, Andrey Santos, Nicolas Jackson and Malo Gusto) when they face Wrexham on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.

Other notable names on the list include the English trio of Raheem Sterling, Conor Gallagher and Ben Chilwell, while the likes of Thiago Silva, Kepa Arrizabalaga and Enzo Fernandez all make the trip.

See the full list:


Kepa Arrizabalaga

Gabriel Slonina

Lucas Bergstrom

Eddie Beach

Jamie Cumming


Thiago Silva

Trevoh Chalobah

Ben Chilwell

Marc Cucurella

Malo Gusto

Bashir Humphreys

Levi Colwill

Ian Madsen

Alfie Gilchrist


Enzo Fernandez

Conor Gallagher

Carney Chukwuemeka

Andrey Santos

Cesare Casadei

Lewis Hall


Mykhailo Mudryk

Raheem Sterling

Noni Madueke

Angelo Gabriel

Diego Moreira

Nicolas Jackson

Christopher Nkunku

Mason Burstow