The final international break before the World Cup takes place over the next week and here we list all the Chelsea players who are set to feature for their countries and the fixtures that await them.

In Europe, the UEFA Nations League group stage reaches a conclusion providing some crucial competitive action before the start of Qatar 2022, which runs from 20 November to 18 December.

For our players representing nations further afield, such as Brazil, the US, and Morocco, for whom Hakim Ziyech has been recalled, friendly fixtures are the order of the day. As always, there are plenty of international games for the younger age groups, too…

UEFA Nations League

Albania: Armando Broja – Israel away on Saturday and Iceland at home on Tuesday.

Croatia: Mateo Kovacic – Denmark at home on Thursday and Austria away on Sunday.

England: Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Mason Mount and Raheem Sterling - Italy away on Friday and Germany at home on Monday.

Germany: Kai Havertz – Hungary at home on Friday and England away on Monday.

Italy: Jorginho – England at home on Friday and Hungary away on Monday.

Spain: Cesar Azpilicueta – Switzerland at home on Saturday and Portugal away on Tuesday.

Switzerland: Denis Zakaria – Spain away on Saturday and Czech Republic at home on Tuesday.

Wales: Ethan Ampadu – Belgium away on Thursday and Poland at home on Sunday.


Brazil: Thiago Silva – Ghana on Friday and Tunisia on Tuesday (both in France).

Ghana: Baba Rahman – Brazil on Friday (in France) and Nicaragua on Tuesday (in Spain).

Morocco: Hakim Ziyech – Chile on Friday and Paraguay on Tuesday (both in Spain).

Senegal: Kalidou Koulibaly – Bolivia on Saturday (in France) and Iran on Tuesday (in Austria).

USA: Christian Pulisic - Japan on Friday (in Germany) and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (in Spain).

Under-21s friendlies

England: Conor Gallagher and Levi Colwill – Italy away on Thursday and Germany at home on Tuesday.

France: Wesley Fofana – Germany away on Friday and Belgium at home on Tuesday.

Netherlands: Ian Maatsen – Belgium away on Friday and Romania away on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland: Sam McClelland – Scotland at home on Thursday and away on Sunday.

Wales: Eddie Beach – Austria away on Tuesday.

Other younger age groups

England U20s: Carney Chukwuemeka, Bashir Humphreys, Harvey Vale – Chile on Wednesday, Morocco on Saturday and Australia on Tuesday (all in Spain).

Italy U20s: Cesare Casadei – Portugal on Friday and Switzerland on Tuesday.

Morocco U20s: Sami Tlemcani – Australia on Thursday, England on Saturday and Chile on Tuesday.

England U19s: Lewis Hall – European Championship qualifiers against Montenegro on Wednesday, Georgia on Saturday and Denmark on Tuesday (all in Denmark).

England U18s: Leo Castledine, Samuel Rak-Sakyi – Netherlands on Wednesday, Faroe Islands on Friday and Belgium on Monday.

England U17s: Ted Curd, Joshua Acheampong, Somtochukwu Boniface, Michael Golding, Kiano Dyer, Tyrique George – Syrenka Cup games against Czech Republic on Friday, and opponents to be confirmed on Sunday and Tuesday.