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Numbers up for new signings

Having completed their moves to Stamford Bridge yesterday, Marcos Alonso and David Luiz have had their squad numbers announced and our Premier League squad list has been confirmed. 

Alonso, a left-back, will wear the No.3 shirt while David Luiz has taken the No.30. His previous number at Chelsea, the 4, was given to Cesc Fabregas when the midfielder signed.

Supporters can purchase shirts with either Alonso's or David Luiz's name and number on the back by clicking on Online Megastore shirt sales.

 

The Chelsea Premier League squad number list for 2016/17 is:

1.           Asmir Begovic

2.           Branislav Ivanovic

3.           Marcos Alonso

4.           Cesc Fabregas

5.           Kurt Zouma

7.           N’Golo Kante

8.           Oscar

10.         Eden Hazard

11.         Pedro  

12.         John Mikel Obi

13.         Thibaut Courtois

15.         Victor Moses

19.         Diego Costa

21.         Nemanja Matic

22.         Willian

23.         Michy Batshuayi

24.         Gary Cahill

26.         John Terry                                                       

28.         Cesar Azpilicueta

29.         Nathaniel Chalobah  

30.         David Luiz

37.         Eduardo

                                    

Under-21 players                                       

14.         Ruben Loftus-Cheek

33.         Fikayo Tomori

34.         Ola Aina         

41.         Dominic Solanke

42.         Bradley Collins 

 

The Premier League regulations for the squad list are:

A squad can be up to a maximum of 25 players of whom a maximum of 17 may not be home-grown players. A reduced squad can be submitted if a club does not have eight falling into the home-grown category.

A home-grown player is one who, irrespective of his nationality or age, has been registered with any club affiliated to the Football Association or the Football Association of Wales for a period, continuous or not, of three Seasons or 36 months prior to his 21st birthday (or the end of the season during which he turns 21).

In addition to the 25-man named squad, clubs can use an unlimited number of players aged 21 or under.

An Under-21 player means a player under the age of 21 as at the 1st January in the year in which the season concerned commences. Under-21 players can be added to the squad during the season.

These rules cover league games only.
 

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