Complete list of Chelsea players called up for international duty: Willian makes Brazil return

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We’d face the last international break of the year and a huge number of Chelsea players have been called up by their national teams.

The bulk of the squad will be featuring in the Euro 2020 qualifying games and for one, it’ll be a friendly game.

See the Chelsea players who received international call-ups below

Michy Batshuayi was called up by Belgium for their Euro 2020 qualifiers away to Russia on Saturday and at home to Cyprus on Tuesday.

Mateo Kovacic and Mario Pasalic got Croatia call-ups for their Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Slovakia on Saturday and Georgia on Tuesday.

England boss Gareth Southgate handed call-ups to Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi for thirThree Lions Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Montenegro on Thursday and away to Kosovo on Sunday. Ross Barkley also got a call-up but will now miss out due to injury.

France boss Didier Deschamps gave call-ups to Chelsea French trio N’Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud and Kurt Zouma for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Moldova on Thursday, and away to Albania on Sunday.

For Italy, Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri were given call-ups for their Euro 2020 qualifiers away to Bosnia on Friday and at home to Armenia on Monday.

Of our Spanish contingent, only Kepa Arrizabalaga got a call-up for Spain’s Euro 2020 qualifiers at home to Malta on Friday and Romania on Monday.

Willian’s recent form earned him a call-up to the Brazil national team, having not featured since the Copa America during the summer. Willian was invited for Brazil’s friendlies against Argentina on Friday (in Riyadh) and South Korea on Tuesday (in Abu Dhabi).

Christian Pulisic has pulled out of the US squad because of a hip injury he suffered against Crystal Palace during the weekend.

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