Chelsea’s French aggressor Olivier Giroud (left) and Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard respond after Watford scored their third objective amid their English Premier League coordinate at Vicarage Road Stadium on February 5, 2018. SYDNEY
Chelsea will play Perth Glory in July in the English mammoth’s just Australian pre-season inviting this year, the A-League club said Thursday.
The Premier League champions are coming back toward the Western Australia city out of the blue since 1974, with the amusement occurring at the new Optus stadium, which has a limit of more than 60,000.
“We will take a solid squad to Perth as we plan for the 2018/19 season,” Chelsea administrator Bruce Buck said in a statement.”Of course, we have far to go in the ebb and flow crusade however we would already be able to anticipate an energizing pre-season.”
Perth lies only a couple of hours from Southeast Asia and the Western Australia state government is quick to pull in fans from the area for the diversion.
“Football is colossally famous in our key Asian tourism markets including Singapore, Malaysia and China, and in addition crosswise over Australia,” said state tourism serve Paul Papalia.
“This is an awesome open door for fans in those business sectors to visit Perth and see a standout amongst the best Premier League groups of the previous 15 years.”
The London club last went by in Australia in 2015, beating Sydney FC 1-0 out of a pre-season well disposed.
Chelsea are right now fourth in the Premier League, 19 focuses behind pioneers Manchester City. Perth Glory lie eighth in the 10-group A-League.