Daily Roar: Blues in internationals
There may not be any first team football this week, but there's plenty of great Chelsea action to get excited about!
Loads of first team stars and loanees are playing for their countries in friendlies and qualifiers. Here's a list of the stars called up!
Thibaut Courtois and Michy Batshuayi – World Cup qualifier at home to Greece on Saturday, friendly away against Russia next Tuesday. Eden Hazard was also called up but has since withdrawn through injury.
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Asmir Begovic – World Cup qualifier at home to Gibraltar on Saturday, friendly away against Albania next Tuesday.
Willian – World Cup qualifiers away to Uruguay on Thursday and at home against Paraguay next Tuesday.
Bertrand Traore – Friendlies against Morocco on Friday and Nigeria next Monday.
Tomas Kalas – Friendly at home to Lithuania on Wednesday, World Cup qualifier away to San Marino on Sunday.
Andreas Christensen – World Cup qualifier away to Romania on Sunday.
Gary Cahill – Friendly away to Germany on Wednesday and World Cup qualifier at home to Lithuania on Sunday. The Blues captain will also put on the armband for England against Germany.
N’Golo Kante – World Cup qualifier away to Luxembourg on Saturday, friendly at home to Spain next Tuesday.
Kenneth Omeruo – Friendlies against Senegal on Thursday and Burkina Faso next Monday. Both games will be played in London.
Nemanja Matic – World Cup qualifier away to Georgia on Friday.
Cesar Azpilicueta, Pedro and Diego Costa – World Cup qualifier at home to Israel on Friday, friendly away to France next Tuesday.
I'll keep you up to date with all the best action this week, so keep an eye on BridgeKids!