Chelsea's pre-season squad boosted with additional players

Frank Lampard has been joined in Ireland by 13 more Chelsea players, as the pre-season squad grows ahead of our first game on Wednesday.

The Blues take on Bohemians on Wednesday evening and a number of players have joined the original 22-man squad, with the likes of Jorginho, N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic arriving at our Dublin training base earlier today.

Alongside the trio mentioned above, we also welcome Marcos Alonso, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Ross Barkley, Olivier Giroud, Andreas Christensen, David Luiz and Emerson Palmieri into our pre-season squad.

Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount have both arrived too, with the pair having enjoyed successful loan spells last term at Aston Villa and Derby respectively. Abraham helped Villa earn promotion to the Premier League by defeating Mount’s Derby, managed at the time by Lampard, in the play-off final.

Another name joining the squad is midfielder Izzy Brown, who spent part of last season on loan at Championship Leeds United after recovering from a serious injury.

The full squad currently in Ireland is as follows:

Kepa Arrizabalaga
Willy Caballero
Cesar Azpilicueta
Davide Zappacosta
Kurt Zouma
Ethan Ampadu
Marcos Alonso
Andreas Christensen
David Luiz
Emerson Palmieri
Mateo Kovacic
N’Golo Kante
Danny Drinkwater
Ross Barkley
Tiemoue Bakayoko
Mason Mount
Izzy Brown
Lewis Baker
Kasey Palmer
Michy Batshuayi
Olivier Giroud
Tammy Abraham
Fikayo Tomori
Trevoh Chalobah
Dujon Sterling
Lucas Piazon
Jamie Cumming
Marc Guehi
Conor Gallagher
Ike Ugbo
Billy Gilmour
Ian Maatsen

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