Chelsea pre-season tour
Four Nigerians, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses, Dominic Solanke, and Ola Aina were part of Chelsea’s contingent to Canada in continuation of the Premier League champions pre-season tour. The team was seen boarding a plane Wednesday afternoon with midfielder
Mikel’s position in the team in recent time has been neither here nor there with suitors coming to seek the services of the 28-year old whose playing time at the Stamford Bridge continues to reduce by the day. The Blues plan to use Montreal as their training base for the next two weeks as Manager Mourinho shapes the team ahead of the new season with three international Champions Cup fixtures against New York Red Bulls, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.
‘Pre-season, here we come!’ wrote Captain Terry as the squad, along with boss Mourinho posed for a photograph before leaving for Canada.
Victor Moses, who spent last season on loan at Stoke will be hoping to prove his worth and fights for a place when the season begins.
The Blues will travel to New Jersey to face the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday, July 22 at their 25,000-seater home stadium before a clash against PSG in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, July 25.
Mourinho’s side will then head to Washington D.C. to take on Champions League winners Barcelona on Tuesday, July 28.