Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has the chance to finalise his plans for the season as Lyon visit Stamford Bridge for a pre-season friendly on Tuesday (kick-off 8.05pm).
The Italian will be hoping to return to winning ways after the Blues suffered defeat in his first competitive game in charge, with a 2-0 Community Shield loss to Manchester City on Sunday.
However, following a pre-season tour which has seen the club take in games in France and Ireland, the last victory came on July 23 when Pedro scored an early winner against Perth Glory in Australia, which was followed by penalty defeats to both Inter Milan and Arsenal in the International Champions Cup.
Sarri admitted his side were ‘not in control of the match’ on Sunday and the squad needed to continue to work hard on the training pitch ahead of their Premier League opener against Huddersfield on Saturday.
The game will be the first opportunity for home fans to catch a glimpse of blockbuster summer signing Jorginho following his debut at Wembley, while the game could come too soon for Eden Hazard, Batshuayi, Cahill, Kante and Giroud who returned to training on Monday following their World Cup exploits with Belgium:
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