A group of 28 Chelsea players have landed in Italy ahead of tonight’s friendly against Udinese.

The Blues touched down in Trieste in the north-east of Italy before making the short journey to Udine, where we will take on the local Serie A side in a game you can watch live on chelseafc.com and The 5th Stand. Kick-off is at 8pm UK time.

N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who were not involved in the US tour, are included in the travelling party, as are Billy Gilmour, Ethan Ampadu and Armando Broja. Timo Werner has remained at Cobham with the medical department.

As well as tonight's match, there will also be a Udinese XI vs Chelsea XI training game played tomorrow (Saturday) morning.

The full Chelsea squad for the Udinese trip is:

Kepa Arrizabalaga

Marcos Alonso


Thiago Silva

N’Golo Kante

Mateo Kovacic

Christian Pulisic

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Marcus Bettinelli

Trevoh Chalobah

Conor Gallagher

Edouard Mendy

Raheem Sterling

Mason Mount

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Ben Chilwell

Hakim Ziyech


Reece James

Kalidou Koulibaly

Cesar Azpilicueta

Kai Havertz

Malang Sarr

Emerson Palmieri

Billy Gilmour

Harvey Vale

Armando Broja

Ethan Ampadu

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