Chelsea will visit Australia in the summer of 2018 and play a friendly in the Perth’s new 65,000 capacity stadium.
The Premier of Western Australia, Colin Barnett confirmed Chelsea will be the first international team to play in the new state-of-the-art Perth Stadium.
“I’m delighted a club as successful as Chelsea will be the first international football team to play at the new, state-of-the-art Perth Stadium,” Barnett said.
“With such a strong and appealing brand and millions of followers around the globe, Chelsea Football Club will help shine a light on our city.
“I look forward to welcoming players, officials and fans to Perth and I trust everyone will enjoy the many unique experiences on offer in Western Australia.”
Chelsea have also confirmed the friendly.