The pre-season training of coach Lampard and his students were affected because many members of the main squad were positive for the corona virus.
Before the Premier League entered the new season, club members and coaching staff had to test Covid-19. Chelsea confirmed their four players have been quarantined after the test.
Chelsea’s plans to prepare for the new season are being turned upside down as many players have been found positive for the corona virus. Daily Mail revealed that at least four players are being quarantined by the West London club to avoid infecting the rest of the team of coach Frank Lampard. According to The Times, the identities of these players have not been revealed.
Chelsea players have been on vacation in many parts of the world after the season ended. This is the main cause of infection by some people.
A series of Premier League clubs such as Sheffield United, West Ham, Brighton also discovered nCoV infected players after the test last weekend. 14 cases in 12 different teams had to be quarantined after the break.
Chelsea is a team that is active in the transfer market this summer. Coach Lampard has just welcomed the appearance of left-back Ben Chilwell. The Blues spent 55 million euros to complete the deal with Leicester City, thereby turning Chilwell into the most expensive defender in the history of Stamford Bridge.
In the next few days, Chelsea is expected to welcome another rookie in the defense, Thiago Silva. The Brazilian midfielder is preparing to be in London to conduct a medical examination, before he signed on to a contract with a term of 2 years.
Before that, Chelsea had two quality additions to the public goods, striker Timo Werner (53 million euros) and midfielder Hakim Ziyech (40 million euros).
The Daily Mail confirmed that Chelsea’s preparations for the new season were mixed after a few names were quarantined.