Chelsea’s season is properly and really up and working.
After successful three of their opening 4 matches within the Premier League, the Blues will get their Champions League and Carabao Cup campaigns beneath method within the coming weeks.
Nevertheless, they aren’t the one competitions that Thomas Tuchel’s aspect will partake in earlier than the top of 2021.
On account of successful final time period’s Champions League remaining towards Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea will now be within the FIFA Membership World Cup which takes place later this yr.
Right here’s every thing that it is advisable learn about it…
FIFA Membership World Cup: Date and time
The competitors is because of happen in December this yr as golf equipment from everywhere in the world participate to determine who’s the very best membership aspect in world soccer.
Particular dates are but to be revealed with the placement of the competitors nonetheless to be confirmed.
FIFA Membership World Cup: Rivals
Chelsea will participate within the Membership World Cup as UEFA’s representatives.
This comes after their Champions League victory over Metropolis final time period the place Kai Havertz scored the decisive purpose.
Egyptian aspect Al Ahly and Auckland Metropolis of New Zealand will even participate nonetheless the remainder of the seven groups competing are but to be finalised.
FIFA Membership World Cup: Host nation
The host nation for this yr’s Membership World Cup is but to be confirmed.
Japan have been initially attributable to host the competitors nonetheless the Japan Soccer Affiliation have since withdrawn from internet hosting obligation attributable to COVID-19 issues, with Qatar rumoured to be a contender to step in.
An announcement from FIFA mentioned: “FIFA can verify that it has been knowledgeable immediately by the Japan Soccer Affiliation (JFA) that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic and internet hosting state of affairs within the nation, they’re now not able to host the FIFA Membership World Cup 2021,” learn a FIFA assertion.
“FIFA wish to thank the JFA for his or her work and dedication and appears ahead to going again to Japan sooner or later.
“Additional particulars about another host for the FIFA Membership World Cup 2021 will probably be introduced by FIFA sooner or later.”