4 Chelsea Stars Miss Training Session As 2 Unfamiliar Faces Turn Up Ahead Of Arsenal Clash

4 Chelsea players missed the training today as Romelu Lukaku held his first open session training with Blues since his return

Chelsea are preparing ahead of their game against local rivals, Arsenal after coming off a 3-0 opener against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

The Blues having won the UEFA Champions and the UEFA Super Cup, have their eyes set for the Premier League trophy in the new season.

Arsenal on their end lost to newly promoted side, Brentford and are hopeful of a bounce back when they face Chelsea on Sunday.

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Ahead of the weekend tie, Chelsea featured in a open training today as some fans were allowed to come watch the players.

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Romelu Lukaku was among the stars who trained today as he prepares to start in front of Thomas Tuchel’s striking line.

Among the players who turned up for the game were two unfamiliar faces, Ethan Ampadu and Danny Drinkwater.

The duo been linked to an exit move weren’t expected to be seen in the training today but it’s yet unknown why they came.

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N’Golo Kante is still absent amid his injury but it’s reported that Tuchel is preserving him for the weekend tie.

The German manager doesn’t want to risk one of his best midfielders in the training session today to avoid getting injured.

Kante missed the Crystal Palace game but is expected to be back before Sunday when Chelsea will battle Arsenal.

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Christian Pulisic for a yet to be known reason wasn’t present in the training today despite featuring against Crystal Palace.

The American netted the second goal of the game after Marcos Alonso’s free kick opener before Trevor Chalobah bagged his Premier League debut goal.

Pulisic’s absent from the training today is still a shock to many as he was expected to show up with the squad.

Having stayed fit for quite a long time since the last time he injured, Pulisic is expected to make the squad on Sunday despite missing training today.

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Reuben Loftus-Cheek was also absent today amidst his covid issues. After the Super Cup game, Loftus-Cheek was reported to have tested positive to the virus.

He went on to miss the Crystal Palace game but no information on if he will return to the squad before Arsenal match.

Hakim Ziyech after injuring his shoulder is yet to recover and wasn’t present in the training today.

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The former Ajax star man, netted the opening goal during the Super Cup game but went on to be subbed off in the first half after landing terribly on his shoulder.

Ziyech will take the time out to fully recover before returning to the squad and as such would miss the weekend game.

A strange activity that took place today was a fan asking Timo Werner to leave the club.

Below is the video.

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