Lampard, Hazard headline Chelsea squad for USA tour, MLS All-Star Game

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UEFA Champions League title holders Chelsea will be hitting the United States soon, and they'll be bringing their full-strength squad for American fans to see in person.

Chelsea announced the traveling roster for upcoming friendlies against the Seattle Sounders (July 18th in Seattle), Paris St. Germain (July 22nd in New York), AC Milan (July 28th in Miami)  and the MLS All-Star Team (July 25th at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.) and the stars who helped the Blues lift the Champions League trophy will be there.

Frank Lampard, Petr Cech, Ashley Cole and Fernando Torres headline a unit that will also include newly-signed star Eden Hazard. Here is the full roster:

Goalkeepers: Petr Cech, Henrique Hilario, Ross Turnbull, Jamal Blackman 

Defenders: Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole, John Terry, David Luiz, Paulo Ferreira, Gary Cahill, Sam Hutchinson, Todd Kane, Nathaniel Chalobah

Midfielders: Michael Essien, Ramires, Flourent Malouda, Raul Meireles, Frank Lampard, John Mikel Obi, Eden Hazard, Marko Marin, Yossi Benayoun, Josh McEachran, George Saville

Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Fernando Torres, Gael Kakuta, Kevin De Bruyne, Patrick Bamford, Lucas Piazon

What do you think of this squad? Excited to see Chelsea in action? Think the MLS All-Star Team can knock off the European champions?

Share your thoughts below.

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16 Responses to Lampard, Hazard headline Chelsea squad for USA tour, MLS All-Star Game

  1. Jose says:

    Where is sturridege?

  2. Jose says:

    Where is sturridege?

  3. MiamiAl says:

    Where is da Hulk???

  4. Hugh says:

    Olympics

  5. Citronomics says:

    How many in this squad will be shopped for loans (Lukaku, McEachran, etc.), and for Chelsea supporters out there, who will start in midfield this season?

    Curious how Hazard and Marin fit in…

  6. NATO says:

    Torres will be bringing a lot of fans in to see him

  7. SD says:

    olympics

  8. SD says:

    juan mata?

  9. KingGod says:

    Olympics

  10. elgringorico says:

    where’s the olympics?

  11. crocajun1003 says:

    Irony!

  12. Old School says:

    Also, not a member of Chelsea.

  13. Blowdy says:

    Olympics for Sturridge I would imagine

  14. Soccer Rules says:

    I saw Eden Hazard play in Ligue 1. That kid has talent.

  15. tw001 says:

    w/ Sturridge & Mata

  16. farcyde21 says:

    Since when is De Bruyne a forward? Nice try but wrong on that one.

    Also, where is Romeu? Olympics or is he being kept back so as not to get hurt before a transfer?