The Blues were back on the training pitches at Cobham today and there was a welcome return to the group for Callum Hudson-Odoi as the teenager steps up his return to fitness.

Frank Lampard reported prior to the weekend draw with Leicester City that the forward was doing well in his recovery from the Achilles injury suffered back in April.

‘He’s getting closer,’ said the boss. ‘He’s trained the last week or two with the Under-23s and is looking good. There is going to be a period of conditioning work for him. The injury looks good, which is the great news.’

The 18-year-old featured in this morning’s session and looked bright alongside with his team-mates as preparations began for our trip to Norwich City on Saturday lunchtime.

Here, we take a look at the best images from training…