Chelsea have announced a series of high-profile friendlies in the USA over the summer as part of the International Champions Cup.
The Blues will trade tackles with New York Red Bulls in New Jersey on July 22, before travelling to Charlotte three days later to take on Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona will be the final test on the Blues’ trip to North America when they meet at the FedEx Field in Washington DC on July 28.
Chelsea will then return to Stamford Bridge to face Fiorentina on August 5, three days before the scheduled start of the new Premier League season.
Chelsea Football Club Chairman Bruce Buck while speaking to the Club’s official website Chelseafc.com said
“I’m pleased we are able to announce our fixtures for what promises to be an exciting summer,”
“As promised, we face some excellent opposition across several iconic venues in the United States and to top it off we are delighted to be hosting Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge in front of our loyal fans.
“The tour allows us to prepare fully for the 2015/16 campaign, and I am also pleased to confirm we will be continuing the important work of the Chelsea Foundation during the trip.”
New York Red Bulls – Wednesday 22 July – New JerseyParis Saint-Germain – Saturday 25 July – Charlotte, North CarolinaBarcelona – Tuesday 28 July – Washington D.C.Fiorentina – Wednesday 5 August – Stamford Bridge