Chelsea
2017–18
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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 39) Flag of England Manchester City 0 0
13 Thibaut Courtois Flag of Belgium GK 2011 11 May 1992 (1992-05-11) (age 28) Flag of Belgium Genk 110 0
37 Eduardo Flag of Portugal GK 2016 19 September 1982 (1982-09-19) (age 38) Flag of Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 0 0
Defenders
2 Antonio Rüdiger Flag of 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 RWB / RW 2012 12 December 1990 (1990-12-12) (age 29) Flag of England Wigan Athletic 85 15
24 Gary Cahill HG1 (C) Flag of England CB 2012 19 December 1985 (1985-12-19) (age 34) Flag of 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 Flag of Brazil CB 2016 22 April 1987 (1987-04-22) (age 33) Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain 183 14
31 Fikayo Tomori U21 HG2 Flag of 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) Flag of England Leicester City 43 2
10 Eden Hazard Flag of 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 Flag of Brazil LWB / LW 2015 8 February 1996 (1996-02-08) (age 24) Flag of Brazil Fluminense 22 2
17 Charly Musonda Jr U21 HG2 Flag of Belgium RW / LW 2012 15 October 1996 (1996-10-15) (age 24) Academy 2 0
22 Willian Flag of Brazil RW / LW 2013 9 August 1988 (1988-08-09) (age 32) Flag of Russia Anzhi Makhachkala 183 31
36 Kyle Scott U21 HG2 Flag of United States CM 2007 22 December 1997 (1997-12-22) (age 22) Academy 0 0
38 Jeremie Boga U21 HG2 Flag of Ivory Coast 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 28) Flag of Spain Real Madrid 2 1
18 Loïc Rémy Flag of France ST 2014 2 January 1987 (1987-01-02) (age 33) Flag of England Queens Park Rangers 47 12
19 Diego Costa Flag of Spain ST 2014 7 October 1988 (1988-10-07) (age 32) Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid 120 59
23 Michy Batshuayi Flag of Belgium ST 2016 2 October 1993 (1993-10-02) (age 27) 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 Flag of Croatia Karlo Žiger Flag of Croatia NK Zagreb Undisclosed 1 July 2017
GK Flag of France Nicolas Tie Flag of France Poitiers Undisclosed 1 July 2017
71 AM Flag of Scotland Billy Gilmour Flag of Scotland Rangers £500,000 1 July 2017
CF Flag of Netherlands Daishawn Redan Flag of Netherlands Ajax Free 1 July 2017
69 DM Flag of Wales Ethan Ampadu Flag of England Exeter City Undisclosed 1 July 2017
1 GK Flag of Argentina Willy Caballero Flag of England Manchester City Free 1 July 2017
2 CB Flag of 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 Flag of England Adebambo Akinjogbin Flag of England Abbey Rangers Free 17 August 2017
LB Flag of England Renedi Masampu Flag of England Metropolitan Police Free 17 August 2017
LW Flag of England Tushaun Walters Flag of England Millwall Free 17 August 2017

Out

Summer

No. Pos Player Transferred To Fee Date
CB Flag of Scotland Alex Davey Unattached Free 30 June 2017
1 GK Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Asmir Begović Flag of England Bournemouth £10,000,000 1 July 2017
41 CF Flag of England Dominic Solanke Flag of 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 Flag of England Newcastle United £6,200,000 1 July 2017
RW Flag of England Alex Kiwomya Flag of 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 Flag of Netherlands Nathan Aké Flag of England Bournemouth £20,000,000 1 July 2017
26 CB Flag of England John Terry Flag of England Aston Villa Free 3 July 2017
29 CM Flag of England Nathaniel Chalobah Flag of England Watford £5,000,000 13 July 2017
DM Flag of England Mukhtar Ali Flag of Netherlands Vitesse Undisclosed 17 July 2017
21 CM Flag of Serbia Nemanja Matić Flag of 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 Flag of England Nathan Baxter Flag of England Woking 1 July 2017 30 June 2018
RB Flag of England Fankaty Dabo Flag of Netherlands Vitesse 1 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF Flag of England Tammy Abraham Flag of Wales Swansea City 4 July 2017 30 June 2018
AM Flag of England Kasey Palmer Flag of England Huddersfield Town 4 July 2017 30 June 2018
RB Flag of England Todd Kane Flag of 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 Flag of England Charlie Colkett Flag of Netherlands Vitesse 6 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK Flag of England Bradley Collins Flag of England Forest Green Rovers 7 July 2017 30 June 2018
34 RB Flag of Nigeria Ola Aina Flag of England Hull City 11 July 2017 30 June 2018
14 CM Flag of England Ruben Loftus-Cheek Flag of England Crystal Palace 12 July 2017 30 June 2018
AM Flag of Brazil Lucas Piazon Flag of England Fulham 14 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM Flag of Netherlands Marco van Ginkel Flag of Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 16 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF Flag of England Ike Ugbo Flag of England Barnsley 17 July 2017 30 June 2018
LB Flag of England Jay Dasilva Flag of England Charlton Athletic 21 July 2017 30 June 2018
5 CB Flag of France Kurt Zouma Flag of England Stoke City 21 July 2017 30 June 2018
CM Flag of England Mason Mount Flag of Netherlands Vitesse 24 July 2017 30 June 2018
CF Flag of England Izzy Brown Flag of England Brighton & Hove Albion 25 July 2017 30 June 2018
32 CB Flag of Czech Republic Tomáš Kalas Flag of England Fulham 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
CB Flag of Jamaica Michael Hector Flag of England Hull City 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK Flag of England Jamal Blackman Flag of England Sheffield United 27 July 2017 30 June 2018
CB Flag of United States Matt Miazga Flag of Netherlands Vitesse 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
GK Flag of England Jared Thompson Flag of England Chippenham Town 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
DM Flag of Ivory Coast Victorien Angban Flag of Belgium Waasland-Beveren 28 July 2017 30 June 2018
39 CM Flag of Croatia Mario Pašalić Flag of Russia Spartak Moscow 2 August 2017 30 June 2018
34 CM Flag of England Lewis Baker Flag of 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: Moved up £105,300,000

Winter:

Total: Moved up £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 Flag of England v Flag of England Arsenal Beijing, China  
TBA Stadium: Beijing National Stadium
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