Gallery: Blues prepare for international action

As international football returns to the fore this week, a number of Chelsea players have been clocking up the miles and preparing for action in either World Cup qualifiers or the UEFA Nations League finals...

Six Blues are set for involvement as the Nations League draws to a close in Italy, with the hosts and reigning European champions kicking off this international break with a last-four clash against Spain on Wednesday evening.

Marcos Alonso has been reacclimatising himself with the surroundings among the La Roja squad, while fellow left-back Ben Chilwell has returned to the England ranks after missing last month's get-together.

Meanwhile, all three of our German contingent (pictured above) will hope to feature as Die Mannschaft take on Romania in Hamburg later this week.

Here, we bring together the best of the images as our players prepare for national team duty...

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