Chelsea’s preparations for the 2020/2021 season have been thrown into chaos after they were hit by a COVID-19 outbreak.
The Blues have confirmed that several of their players have tested positive for coronavirus and are in quarantine.
Sportsmail claims to know the identities of at least four Chelsea stars who are currently in isolation.
The players all underwent tests at the end of last week, ahead of their planned return to pre-season training.
The affected players yet yet to report back to the club’s Cobham HQ.
There has been a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases across the Premier League following players’ summer breaks.
Fourteen positive tests were recorded at 12 different clubs who returned to pre-season training at the start of last week, including Sheffield United, West Ham and Brighton.