Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge were in for a real treat on Wednesday night as they got a glimpse of the Champions League trophy Thomas Tuchel’s players won last season. The Blues beat Manchester City in an all-English final at the end of the 2020/21 campaign, with Kai Havertz scRead More »
Chelsea will parade the Champions League trophy they won in May ahead of a pre-season friendly with Tottenham in August. The Blues won the Champions League back in May after beating Manchester City 1-0 in the final in Porto. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Chelsea have not had a chance to hold a traditional open-top-bus parade.
Chelsea have announced the Champions League trophy will be paraded around Stamford Bridge before their pre-season friendly against Tottenham. The newly-crowned European champions are expecting a “near-capacity crowd” to return to Stamford Bridge for the Spurs game on August 4. Thomas Tuchel’s side, who beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Champions League Final last season, are taking part in a triangular pre-season tournament alongside Spurs and Arsenal.
Meanwhile, Glasgow rivals Celtic could face former European Cup winners.