It’s the international break and Chelsea fans are impatient for their club team to get back to action.
While there are a clutch of Blues on international duty, scoring goals and playing well across the globe, the real focus for most fans is back at Cobham.
After a weekend off for those not in their national team squads (they mostly went to Dubai and New York, as you might expect), the players are back under Frank Lampard’s control in Surrey – along with a new face.
Reece James finally was out running and beginning his return to full first team action, and not a moment too soon.
Cesar Azpilicueta is really struggling at right back, and some competition – and support – has desperately been needed for a year now.
Let’s get him up to speed quickly, there’s a long season ahead.