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Chelsea confirm 24-man traveling squad for pre-season camp in Austria

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Chelsea have safely arrived in Austria a few hours ago, ahead of a week-long training camp and a couple friendlies against Rapid Vienna (tomorrow) and RZ Pellets WAC (Wednesday).

As is usually the case with pre-season preparations in years with major summer tournaments, some of the biggest names in the squad will be re-joining the team only later.  The initial training groups and lineups for friendlies will involve a lot of fringe names, loan warriors, or prospects from the Academy.

The 24-man squad confirmed by the club to have joined the group in Austria includes a healthy mix of first-team veterans, promising youngsters, and a few future trivia answers.

GOALKEEPERS:  Asmir Begović, Jamal Blackman, Matej Delac

DEFENDERS:  John Terry, Branislav Ivanović, Matt Miazga, Baba Rahman, Michael Hector, Ola Aina, Papy Djilobodji

MIDFIELDERS: Mikel, Nemanja Matić, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jordan Houghton, Nathaniel Chalobah, Cristian Cuevas

ATTACKERS:  Diego Costa, Loïc Rémy, Bertrand Traroré, Kenedy, Oscar, Willian, Victor Moses, Christian Atsu