As we enter the month of August, here are six things every Chelsea fan should look forward:
a. Preseason friendlies
The Blues have two pre-season games to play in the month of August. We face Arsenal on August 1 at the Emirates and then welcome Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday 4 August to Stamford Bridge.
b. Super Cup
Our competitive campaign begins in Belfast on Wednesday 11 August when we will be aiming to win the Super Cup for the second time in our history. The Blues face Europa League holders Villarreal.
c. Premier League
Premier League football gets underway in August. It’s a traditional 3pm start on Saturday 14 August as we welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge in front of a full house since March 2020.
d. Champions League draw
The Blues will know our Champions League group stage opponents in the month of August. The Champions League draw will take place on Thursday 26 August at 5pm.
e. Carabao Cup draw
Our Carabao Cup third round opponents will be revealed late in August, with the date for the draw to be confirmed.
f. Transfer window closes
The Premier League transfer window will remain open until 11pm on Tuesday 31 August.