Salzburg pre-season friendly announced

Chelsea will travel to Austria this summer to face RB Salzburg as part of our pre-season campaign.

We will play the Austrian champions, who complete their Bundesliga season this weekend, at their 30,000-capacity home on Wednesday 31 July. Kick-off time and ticket information will follow in due course.

It will provide top-level competition for the Blues against a fellow Champions League side ahead of the 2019/20 Premier League season, which commences on Friday 10 August. Fixtures will be announced on Thursday 13 June at 9am.

The game follows our trip to Japan, where we play against J.League champions Kawasaki Frontale in Yokohama on 19 July before facing Barcelona in Saitama on 23 July.

You can keep up with all our pre-season news and action on our official app, The 5th Stand, and official club website.

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