The briefer gap than usual between seasons has allowed the Blues players to get a well-earned break, with some taking to social media to show how they have been spending their time off.

With quarantine rules in place for certain countries, the Chelsea squad have had to be selective about where they have headed off on their holidays in the couple of weeks between the end of the 2019/20 campaign and the imminent start of pre-season.

As our round-up of their posts below show, they have walked among sporting kings and found plenty of sun and swimming opportunites to enjoy before the grind starts again...

You couldn't take the smile off Mason Mount's face after he bumped into a Chelsea great.

No doubt Reece James enjoyed his R & R...

Jorginho was another who took to the water, this time in the island of Capri near Naples.

You can't keep some of our young stars apart!

Michy Batshuayi in cruise control off the south coast of France.

Shades and swimming for Callum Hudson-Odoi...

Mateo Kovacic spent time with a couple of Croatian sporting legends in his homeland.

No stress for Tammy!