Confirmed: Chelsea's Champions League squad for the Group stages
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Confirmed: Chelsea's Champions League squad for the Group stages

Chelsea have submitted their UEFA Champions League squad for this season. 

Thomas Tuchel's side will be aiming at defending the crown they lifted last season, after beating Manchester City 1-0 in the final. 

There are no major surprises in the team, save for Ross Barkley, who returned after spending last season on loan. 

Here is how the team looks like;

Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Marcus Bettinelli, Edouard Mendy, Lucas Bergström*

Defenders: Marcos Alonso, César Azpilicueta, Trevoh Chalobah, Ben Chilwell, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Reece James, Antonio Rüdiger, Malang Sarr

Midfielders: Lewis Baker, Ross Barkley, Jorginho, Kai Havertz, N’Golo Kanté, Mateo Kovačić, Mason Mount, Saúl Ñíguez, Christian Pulišić, Hakim Ziyech, Callum Hudson-Odoi*, Harvey Vale*

Forwards: Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner

The Blues are in Group H alongside Italian giants Juventus, Zenit, and Malmö.