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Chelsea
2017–18
Chelsea FC
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Manager Flag of Italy Antonio Conte
League Season information
Final League position TBD
Cup placements
FA Cup Third Round
EFL Cup Third Round
Season statistics
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The 2017–18 season is Chelsea's 104th competitive season, 28th consecutive season in the top flight of English football, 26th consecutive season in the Premier League, and 112th year in existence as a football club. The season covers the period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The season will be the first without club legend John Terry after he was given a free transfer following 22 years with the club. Chelsea return to the Champions League after a one season absence.

Squad information

First team squad

As of 12 August 2017.
No. Name Nat Position Since Date of birth (Age) Signed from Games Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Willy Caballero Flag of Argentina GK 2017 28 September 1981 (1981-09-28) (age 38) England Manchester City 0 0
13 Thibaut Courtois Belgium GK 2011 11 May 1992 (1992-05-11) (age 28) Belgium Genk 110 0
37 Eduardo Flag of Portugal GK 2016 19 September 1982 (1982-09-19) (age 38) Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 0 0
Defenders
2 Antonio Rüdiger Germany CB / RB 2017 3 March 1993 (1993-03-03) (age 27) Flag of Italy Roma 2 0
3 Marcos Alonso Flag of Spain LWB / LB 2016 28 December 1990 (1990-12-28) (age 29) Flag of Italy Fiorentina 37 6
15 Victor Moses HG1 Flag of Nigeria 001 RWB / RW 2012 12 December 1990 (1990-12-12) (age 29) England Wigan Athletic 85 15
24 Gary Cahill HG1 (C) England CB 2012 19 December 1985 (1985-12-19) (age 34) England Bolton Wanderers 241 25
27 Andreas Christensen U21 HG2 Flag of Denmark CB / RB 2012 10 April 1996 (1996-04-10) (age 24) Academy 4 0
28 César Azpilicueta Flag of Spain CB / RB / LB 2012 28 August 1989 (1989-08-28) (age 31) Flag of France Marseille 230 5
30 David Luiz Brazil CB 2016 22 April 1987 (1987-04-22) (age 33) Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain 183 14
31 Fikayo Tomori U21 HG2 England CB / RB / LB 2005 19 December 1997 (1997-12-19) (age 22) Academy 1 0
Midfielders
4 Cesc Fàbregas HG1 Flag of Spain CM 2014 4 May 1987 (1987-05-04) (age 33) Flag of Spain Barcelona 135 18
7 N'Golo Kanté Flag of France CM / CDM 2016 29 March 1991 (1991-03-29) (age 29) England Leicester City 43 2
10 Eden Hazard Belgium LW / RW 2012 7 January 1991 (1991-01-07) (age 29) Flag of France Lille 249 72
11 Pedro Flag of Spain RW / LW 2015 28 July 1987 (1987-07-28) (age 33) Flag of Spain Barcelona 84 21
14 Tiemoué Bakayoko Flag of France CM / CDM 2017 17 August 1994 (1994-08-17) (age 26) Flag of France Monaco 0 0
16 Kenedy U21 Brazil LWB / LW 2015 8 February 1996 (1996-02-08) (age 24) Brazil Fluminense 22 2
17 Charly Musonda Jr U21 HG2 Belgium RW / LW 2012 15 October 1996 (1996-10-15) (age 23) Academy 2 0
22 Willian Brazil RW / LW 2013 9 August 1988 (1988-08-09) (age 32) Flag of Russia Good One Anzhi Makhachkala 183 31
36 Kyle Scott U21 HG2 Flag of the United States CM 2007 22 December 1997 (1997-12-22) (age 22) Academy 0 0
38 Jeremie Boga U21 HG2 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire LW / RW 2015 3 January 1997 (1997-01-03) (age 23) Academy 1 0
Forwards
9 Álvaro Morata Flag of Spain ST 2017 23 October 1992 (1992-10-23) (age 27) Flag of Spain Real Madrid 2 1
18 Loïc Rémy Flag of France ST 2014 2 January 1987 (1987-01-02) (age 33) England Queens Park Rangers 47 12
19 Diego Costa Flag of Spain ST 2014 7 October 1988 (1988-10-07) (age 31) Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid 120 59
23 Michy Batshuayi Belgium ST 2016 2 October 1993 (1993-10-02) (age 26) Flag of France Marseille 30 9
  • HG1 = Association-trained player
  • HG2 = Club-trained player
  • U21 = Under-21 player

Transfers

In

Summer

No. Pos Player Transferred From Fee Date
GK Croatia Karlo Žiger Croatia NK Zagreb Undisclosed 1 July 2017
GK Flag of France Nicolas Tie Flag of France Poitiers Undisclosed 1 July 2017
71 AM Scotland Billy Gilmour Scotland Rangers £500,000 1 July 2017
CF Netherlands Daishawn Redan Netherlands Ajax Free 1 July 2017
69 DM Flag of Wales Ethan Ampadu England Exeter City Undisclosed 1 July 2017
1 GK Flag of Argentina Willy Caballero England Manchester City Free 1 July 2017
2 CB Germany Antonio Rüdiger Flag of Italy Roma £29,000,000 9 July 2017
14 CM Flag of France Tiemoué Bakayoko Flag of France Monaco £40,000,000 15 July 2017
9 ST Flag of Spain Álvaro Morata Flag of Spain Real Madrid £58,000,000 21 July 2017
LW England Adebambo Akinjogbin England Abbey Rangers Free 17 August 2017
LB England Renedi Masampu England Metropolitan Police Free 17 August 2017
LW England Tushaun Walters England Millwall Free 17 August 2017

Out

Summer

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date
CB Scotland Alex Davey Unattached Free 30 June 2017
1 GK Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Asmir Begović England Bournemouth £10,000,000 1 July 2017
41 CF England Dominic Solanke England Liverpool Tribunal 1 July 2017
RW Flag of Colombia Juan Cuadrado Flag of Italy Juventus £17,300,000 1 July 2017
RW Flag of Ghana Christian Atsu England Newcastle United £6,200,000 1 July 2017
RW England Alex Kiwomya England Doncaster Rovers Free 1 July 2017
RW Flag of Burkina Faso Bertrand Traoré Flag of France Lyon £8,800,000 1 July 2017
6 LB Netherlands Nathan Aké England Bournemouth £20,000,000 1 July 2017
26 CB England John Terry England Aston Villa Free 3 July 2017
29 CM England Nathaniel Chalobah England Watford £5,000,000 13 July 2017
DM England Mukhtar Ali Netherlands Vitesse Undisclosed 17 July 2017
21 CM Flag of Serbia Nemanja Matić England Manchester United £35,000,000 31 July 2017

Loan out

Summer

No. Pos Player Loaned To Start End
CM Flag of Serbia Danilo Pantić Flag of Serbia Partizan 1 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK England Nathan Baxter England Woking 1 July 2017 30 June 2018
RB England Fankaty Dabo Netherlands Vitesse 1 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF England Tammy Abraham Flag of Wales Swansea City 4 July 2017 30 June 2018
AM England Kasey Palmer England Huddersfield Town 4 July 2017 30 June 2018
RB England Todd Kane Netherlands Groningen 5 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM Flag of Ecuador Josimar Quintero Flag of Russia Rostov 5 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM England Charlie Colkett Netherlands Vitesse 6 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK England Bradley Collins England Forest Green Rovers 7 July 2017 30 June 2018
34 RB Flag of Nigeria Ola Aina England Hull City 11 July 2017 30 June 2018
14 CM England Ruben Loftus-Cheek England Crystal Palace 12 July 2017 30 June 2018
AM Brazil Lucas Piazon England Fulham 14 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM Netherlands Marco van Ginkel Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 16 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF England Ike Ugbo England Barnsley 17 July 2017 30 June 2018
LB England Jay Dasilva England Charlton Athletic 21 July 2017 30 June 2018
5 CB Flag of France Kurt Zouma England Stoke City 21 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM England Mason Mount Netherlands Vitesse 24 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF England Izzy Brown England Brighton & Hove Albion 25 July 2017 30 June 2018
32 CB Flag of Czech Tomáš Kalas England Fulham 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
CB Flag of Jamaica Michael Hector England Hull City 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK England Jamal Blackman England Sheffield United 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
CB Flag of the United States Matt Miazga Netherlands Vitesse 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK England Jared Thompson England Chippenham Town 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
DM Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Victorien Angban Belgium Waasland-Beveren 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
39 CM Croatia Mario Pašalić Flag of Russia Spartak Moscow 2 August 2017 30 June 2018
34 CM England Lewis Baker England Middlesbrough 11 August 2017 30 June 2018

Overall transfer activity

Expenditure

Summer: Decrease £127,500,000

Winter:

Total: Decrease £127,500,000

Income

Summer: Sub on £105,300,000

Winter:

Total: Sub on £105,300,000

Net Totals

Summer: Decrease £22,200,000

Winter:

Total: Decrease £22,200,000

Pre-season

On 22 July 2017, it was announced that Chelsea would play Arsenal at the Beijing National Stadium in China, prior to the 2017 International Champions Cup.

Friendly 22 July 2017 Chelsea England v England Arsenal Beijing, China  
TBA Stadium: Beijing National Stadium
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