The Chelsea squad jetted out to Dublin, Republic of Ireland on Tuesday evening ahead of today’s match.
Nigeria international Victor Moses is set to feature in his second pre-season friendly as he was named for Chelsea’s International Champions Cup encounter against London neighbors Arsenal at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
The striker came off the bench in the 65th minute of The Blues’ shootout win against Internazionale on Saturday, July 28 and converted one of the spot kicks needed to determine the winner.
England U21 star Tammy Abraham is also in contention to play against the Gunners amid speculation linking him with a temporary departure from Stamford Bridge before the close of the summer transfer window.
Super Eagles’ Alex Iwobi will likely for Arsenal in Dublin in what would be his second game in pre-season under new manager, Unai Emery.
Fast-rising young defender of Nigerian descent, Timothy Eyoma, will start for Tottenham Hotspur in their International Champions Cup match against AC Milan this morning.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has surprisingly picked the central defender in the starting lineup plus another player of Nigerian descent in the shape of Luke Amos.