Chelsea cancel pre-season friendly due to COVID-19 cases
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Chelsea cancel pre-season friendly due to COVID-19 cases

Chelsea's pre-season friendly against Drogheda United has been canceled as the Premier League club is investigating a 'possible' COVID-19 case in their squad. 

Chelsea spokesman revealed the club had a possible coronavirus case that it is investigating and they have called their game against Drogheda. 

"Earlier today, we had a possible positive Covid case which we are investigating," he on Friday said.

"The individual has been isolated from the rest of the group. We also decided, as a precaution, to cancel tonight’s behind closed doors game against Drogheda."

The Blues were preparing for the upcoming campaign just outside of Dublin and were due to take on Drogheda behind closed doors on Friday. 

The individual in question remains unnamed and Chelsea informed the League of Ireland Premier Division outfit the game would have to be called off as a consequence.