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Chelsea Announce Squad For Europa League Final Trip

Chelsea have named a 25-man squad that will travel to Holland for Wednesday’s Europa League final with Benfica at the Amsterdam Arena and John Terry is included

Terry: In the squad

Chelsea have named a 25-man squad that will travel to Holland for Wednesday’s Europa League final against Benfica at the Amsterdam Arena.

Captain John Terry along with midfielders Eden Hazard and John Obi Mikel are on the plane but there is no indication yet over their fitness. Terry was stretchered off during the final stages of Saturday’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa with a knee injury and is a major doubt to start the final, but he’s in the travelling party and his fitness will be assessed ahead of the game.

Hazard was also forced off at Villa Park with what looked like a hamstring injury and he too is considered a doubt for the Benfica clash while Mikel has missed the last four matches with a hip complaint.

Defender Ryan Bertrand also makes the trip despite being missing in recent weeks with a knee problem, midfielder Oriol Romeu is in the squad despite not featuring since rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament back in December and surprisingly striker Demba Ba is also on the plane even though he is cup-tied having played for Newcastle in a previous round.

Here is the full 25-man squad announced on chelseafc.com earlier today:

Petr Cech
Ross Turnbull
Hilario
Jamal Blackman
Paulo Ferreira
Cesar Azpilicueta
John Terry
Branislav Ivanovic
Gary Cahill
David Luiz
Ashley Cole
Ryan Bertrand
Ramires
Frank Lampard
John Mikel Obi
Oriol Romeu
Nathan Ake
Victor Moses
Marko Marin
Yossi Benayoun
Juan Mata
Eden Hazard
Oscar
Fernando Torres
Demba Ba

Now we’ve seen the squad, what would be your preferred starting eleven for the game? Get involved in the comments section below.

26 Comments

26 Comments

  1. sir jelly

    May 14, 2013 at 11:55 am

    I personally, i also wait for our new manager and waiting for celebrating of Europa cup final.

  2. Sir jelly

    May 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    I personally, I also wait for our new manager n waiting for celebrating of Europa cup final.

  3. Marc CFC/BKK

    May 14, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    That’s just our current squad at present, surely, Demba Ba for example, is ineligible for Europa League and so can’t be on our squad sheet for the Final.

  4. Wajja jackson

    May 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    Am very pleased with our squad and i hope to see what benitez will do to bring the tropy home
    true colour, true blues

    • Moe Sedietso

      May 14, 2013 at 12:40 pm

      predicted line up
      cech

      cesah – cahill – cole

      ramires – ivanovic

      oscar – lampard – mata – moses

      torres

  5. lawal lukman

    May 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    torres, oscar, mata, moses(hazard injured), lampard, ramires, Cole, cahil, Luis, apzilicueta, cech

  6. Junior summer

    May 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    Thank God that Terry and Hazard were able to make it

  7. israel chArles

    May 14, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    Cech, ivanovic, cahil,ap, lamp, mata,oscar,hazard torres, david luis, ramires

  8. Daniel

    May 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Cole, Ramires, Lampard, Oscar, Mata, Moses, Torres

  9. Alvin Mike z

    May 14, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    My starting linek-up is like this!

    Peter Cech;

    Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovich Cole;

    Luiz Ramirez;

    Mata Lampard(C) Oscar;

    Torres

  10. Ezior joseph akorli

    May 14, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    I hope with this squad chelsea will win the cup

  11. Rasheed Adelabu

    May 14, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Predicted line up : Chech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovich, Cahil, Cole, Luiz, Lampard, Ramirez, Mata, Oscar, Torres

  12. Adetola

    May 14, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Cech. Azpilicueta. Ivanoch. Cahill. Cole. Luiz. Ramirez. Moses. Mata. Oscar. Torres

  13. Kolexzyd

    May 14, 2013 at 2:18 pm

    Cech….azi….ivanovi…..cahill….luiz….ramirez….moses….mata….oscar….torres

  14. Chuks Ogbuehi

    May 14, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    Well i will go with Cech Ceaser x Ivanovic x Cahill X Cole Luiz X Ramires Oscar x Mata x Moses Torres

    • Chuks Ogbuehi

      May 14, 2013 at 2:34 pm

      Well i will go with x Cech x Ceaser x Ivanovic x Cahill X Cole x Luiz X Ramires x Oscar x Mata x Moses x Torres x

  15. sadiqus

    May 14, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Cech, ceser, cahil, luiz, cole,
    mikel, ramires, lampard, mata, hazard, and torres.

  16. noble frank

    May 14, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    is very bad, jst hope to see Hazard in the starting xi. Wel dis my line up. Cech- cahill- ivanovic-ceaser-cole-lampard-ramires-luiz-mata-torres. Good luck my blues.

  17. ebraheem

    May 14, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    i’m satisfied with any squard being selected by the coach. The blues 4life

  18. Abdulkareem Abdullahi Toyin

    May 14, 2013 at 6:35 pm

    Up chelsea fc,blues 4life,i we b very hapi if we take that cup becuse no order teams as don that befor,to collecte champion and eropa cup,we are going to brake it,

  19. Baron udofia

    May 14, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    I would like this squad. Cech… Cahill… Apz… Ivanovic… D. luiz… Ramires… Oscar… Mata… Lampard… Hazard… Torres.

  20. Umar yax

    May 14, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    I we need is cup final

  21. Donatus

    May 14, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    I wil go 4 cech azpilicuta A cole ivanovic cahil david luiz ramires lampard oscar moses El nino

  22. okoye stanley victor

    May 14, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    My prayer we shall lift dis cup in jesus amen!amen up bluz

  23. Godswill

    May 15, 2013 at 9:20 am

    cech-Azupicuta-Ivanovic-Cahill-Cole-Luiz-Ramires-Mata-Lampard-Oscar-Moses-Torres.

  24. Cfc mgr

    May 15, 2013 at 11:38 am

    Gud luk cfc

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