Coincidence? We expect not.
Chelsea have lastly set a date for his or her Champions League trophy parade – and it simply so occurs arch-rivals Tottenham might be there too.
In regular circumstances, the Blues would’ve proven off the big-eared cup to hundreds of followers on an open-top bus down London’s Kings Highway.
COVID-19 restrictions meant that wasn’t potential, however now they’ve been relaxed, Chelsea predict a near-full home at Stamford Bridge for the pre-season pleasant towards Spurs on August 4.
Which supplies them the right alternative to rejoice their unbelievable success in entrance of Tottenham – and the Blues trustworthy, in fact.
Chelsea mentioned: “On the match at Stamford Bridge, the Champions League trophy might be paraded for the primary time for the reason that superb night time in Porto again in Might.”
The sport takes place as a part of the Thoughts Collection, a mini-tournament additionally involving Arsenal, with all proceeds going to charity.
Chelsea bought their preparations for the brand new marketing campaign underneath method by thrashing Peterborough 6-1 in a pleasant at Cobham on Saturday.
Hakim Ziyech grabbed a hat-trick, whereas Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic and Armando Broja additionally discovered the online.
With quite a few gamers reaching the knockout levels of Euro 2020 and nonetheless on their three-week break, there might be no scarcity of fringe gamers hoping to impress Thomas Tuchel in pre-season.