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Chelsea have since completed the signings of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, and both players will be expected to star in the team next season.
While the duo might not be able to feature for Chelsea until the end of the season, they might have a chance to make their debuts before the start of the new season.
It has been confirmed that the new Premier League season will begin on 12 September, and will end on May 23.
However, if Chelsea beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final next weekend, the two star signings might get their chance to impress their new fans before the start of the season, in the Community Shield game.
The winners of the Premier League and the winners of the FA Cup clash against each other during the pre-season. This year’s Community Shield is expected to be played on August 30.
Chelsea fans definitely have an extra motivation to see their team win the FA Cup and face Liverpool again before the start of the new season.
Hakim Ziyech has begun training with his new teammates for two weeks now, and Timo Werner is still on break, but is expected to join them soon.
Giving an update earlier in the month on when they will join the team, Lampard said: “With Timo Werner, he’s only finished recently so he’s having a well-deserved break at the minute and will come back later on in July. Ziyech will come here earlier than that but we’ll have to wait for the quarantine news before we can be clear on that.”