Today will start a hectic couple of weeks for the Blues as Andre Villas-Boas’ team prepare for upcoming season, first up is Portsmouth away.
The Portsmouth fans who are known for the excellent support are expected to turn out in their numbers for today’s friendly, according to Peter Storie there have been over 15,000 tickets sold.
The Blues are expected to field a strong squad, whilst they will not all get 90 minutes there it is a chance for the fans to see their heroes. Remember if you cannot get to the game but want to watch it then tune into CHELSEA TV.
Then tomorrow, the first-team squad will head to Asia for games in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.
During the tour, the Blues will take part in the Barclays Asia Trophy where they will compete against Kitchee, and then one of Aston Villa or Blackburn.
By Scott Balaam