Chelsea Legends squad confirmed for Real Madrid match

Chelsea Legends are back in action this summer when they face Real Madrid, with a squad packed full of Blues royalty.

Our 24-man squad for the match at the Bernabeu on Sunday 23 June features some of the best Chelsea players from recent memory, including current coaches Gianfranco Zola and Carlo Cudicini.

Former captains Dennis Wise and Marcel Desailly are also on the list, alongside an array of talent from the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.

Ricardo Carvalho and Michael Essien, who both also take part in Soccer Aid at Stamford Bridge next month, featured for both teams during their illustrious careers, and will be returning to the Bernabeu for what promises to be an exciting afternoon.

A strikeforce comprising Zola, Hernan Crespo, Tore Andre Flo, Eidur Gudjohnsen and Andriy Shevchenko will surely promise goals, though we will face a tough challenge from our illustrious hosts.

Real Madrid’s team will include Raul, Roberto Carlos, Alvaro Arbeloa, Julio Baptista, with further names to be announced in due course.

Chelsea Legends squad in full

Carlo Cudicini

Celestine Babayaro
Wayne Bridge
Ricardo Carvalho
Marcel Desailly
William Gallas
Danny Granville
Jon Harley
Frank Leboeuf
Graeme Le Saux
Frank Sinclair

Juliano Belletti
Michael Essien
Jody Morris
Eddie Newton
Dan Petrescu
Gus Poyet
Dennis Wise

Hernan Crespo
Tore Andre Flo
Eidur Gudjohnsen
Andriy Shevchenko
Gianfranco Zola

Last year, the Legends played Inter Forever on a memorable night at Stamford Bridge. You can re-live the highlights here now.

Tickets for the game are available from just €5 and can be purchased by clicking here.


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