As well as our men’s and women’s teams, Chelsea’s development squad will also be heading across the Atlantic this summer to participate in the inaugural MLS Next Pro Invitational...

Alongside fellow Premier League 2 representatives Wolves, the Blues will join MLS Next Pro sides Real Monarchs, Colorado Rapids 2 and Toronto FC II for the five-team tournament in Salt Lake City later this month.

Matches will take place at Real Salt Lake’s Rio Tinto Stadium and Real Monarchs’ Zions Bank Stadium between 19 and 27 July. Chelsea, under the charge of new head coach Mark Robinson, will face Real Monarchs on Tuesday 19 July (7.30pm local time), Wolves on Thursday 21 July (8.15pm local time) and Toronto FC II on Saturday 23 July (8.45pm local time).

More information about the tournament can be found here. Supporters will be able to watch all three Chelsea matches live at For those nearby interested in attending the games, tickets are currently available to purchase online here.

After spending the early part of pre-season at a training camp in Portugal, our Under-21s are back at Cobham and will host their counterparts from FC Koln this weekend in their first friendly of the summer.