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Chelsea board coach at Cobham as they head for Barcelona

  • Chelsea face Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 on Wednesday night
  • The Blues began their journey from their Cobham training ground on Tuesday
  • Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas led the Blues as they boarded their coach
  • Antonio Conte’s side head to the Nou Camp with the tie hanging in the balance

The Chelsea squad set sail on their journey to Barcelona on Tuesday afternoon ahead of their Champions League last-16 tie at the Nou Camp.

Antonio Conte’s men began their journey from the club’s Cobham training base as they were filmed boarding the team coach before heading to the airport ahead of Wednesday’s game.

Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas were seen boarding the club coach, along with captain Gary Cahill and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. 

Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas make for the team coach as they begin journey to Barcelona

Blues striker Olivier Giroud cracks his neck as he boards the coach in the Cobham car park

Blues striker Olivier Giroud cracks his neck as he boards the coach in the Cobham car park

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois makes his way to the Blues coach on Tuesday afternoon

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois makes his way to the Blues coach on Tuesday afternoon

After battling out an entertaining 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge at the end of February, the last-16 tie hangs in the balance with Chelsea looking to keep up their chase for a piece of silverware this season.

Willian, who could have easily had a hat-trick on the night, scored Chelsea’s goal before Lionel Messi found a late equaliser. 

The Brazilian travelled with the squad and is expected to start against Valverde’s Barca side on Wednesday night.

More to follow. 

Willian boards the plane as he looks to build on his goal against Barcelona in the first leg

Willian boards the plane as he looks to build on his goal against Barcelona in the first leg



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