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Chelsea stars stretch their legs during pre-game walkabout in Spain

  • Antonio Conte and his Chelsea squad stretch their legs in a pre-match walkabout
  • The Blues were filmed walking out of their hotel on a sunny day in Barcelona
  • One of the players jokingly asks the camera for ‘no paparazzi’ as they walk past
  • Barcelona have an away-goal advantage after their 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge 

Antonio Conte and his Chelsea squad have stretched their legs in a pre-match walkabout.

The Premier League outfit face Barcelona in a Champions League crunch match on Wednesday evening having drawn 1-1 in the first leg at Stamford Bridge.

However, the Blues squad seem unaffected by the pressure as they went for a stroll in the sun outside their hotel in Spain. 

N’Golo Kante is all smiles on a sunny day in Spain as the Chelsea squad go for a stroll

Thibaut Courtois and Andreas Christensen lead the pack as the squad go for a pre-game walk

Thibaut Courtois and Andreas Christensen lead the pack as the squad go for a pre-game walk

Gary Cahill enjoys his beverage while being deep in conversation with staff and team-mates

Gary Cahill enjoys his beverage while being deep in conversation with staff and team-mates

The Premier League outfit are in high spirits ahead of Wednesday night's huge match in Spain

The Premier League outfit are in high spirits ahead of Wednesday night’s huge match in Spain

As the Chelsea squad are filmed walking down a path in the hotel’s gardens, one of the players jokingly asks for ‘no paparazzi’ while they enjoy their light exercise.

Chelsea boss Conte can later been seen towards the back of the group having a chat with a member of his staff.

The Italian manager faces the risk of losing his job if he fails to get past the Catalan giants on Wednesday evening but he appeared calm after portraying the second leg as just another game.

Olivier Giroud (L) walks alone as he continues to settle into life following his move from Arsenal

Olivier Giroud (L) walks alone as he continues to settle into life following his move from Arsenal

Marcos Alonso (L) chats on a sunny Wednesday morning in Spain ahead of Barcelona clash

Marcos Alonso (L) chats on a sunny Wednesday morning in Spain ahead of Barcelona clash

Antonio Conte (back left) walks behind his team as he prepares for Wednesday's crunch match

Antonio Conte (back left) walks behind his team as he prepares for Wednesday’s crunch match

‘I hope in my career I consider an achievement being when you actually win something,’ said Conte. ‘That is a big achievement for a manager, for a coach.

‘In this case, we are talking only about reaching the last 16. For sure, we have to make a great game if we want to have a chance to go into the next round.

‘We are playing against Barcelona, and I consider Barcelona one of the best teams in the world. They are top of La Liga and have all the characteristics to have a great season.

‘But, as you know very well, in football, you are never sure.’



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