Chelsea youth prospect linked with €2.5m transfer after giving up hope of first team action

Young Chelsea striker Daishawn Redan is being linked with a move away from the club.

(Images): Chelsea players react after intense tropical training sessions in Japan

You can see a selection of the players' social media reactions to the heavy duty preseason sessions in the Tweets and Instagram posts embedded below:

Former Chelsea star raises eyebrows by flying to Japan

Chelsea fans worldwide have been keeping a close eye on all kinds of social media accounts to try and work out which club legends will be coming to join Frank Lampard's coaching staff.

Liverpool heavy favourites for Chelsea Super Cup clash – but Lampard could change everything

The good thing about winning the Europa League - as well as getting a trophy and a ticket to the Champions League of course - is that you get to play in the UEFA Super Cup.

Chelsea dressing-room leader increases pressure on Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has slyly ramped up the pressure on young talent Callum Hudson-Odoi, saying that the winger has a "massive" opportunity to succeed at the club.

(Images): Chelsea make official announcement for previously leaked kit

Chelsea have today officially launched their white away kit, confirming that the leaked version that was seen a few weeks ago was indeed accurate.

(Video): Chelsea’s goalscorer will need to get confident if he becomes a major star

Chelsea have now played two of their 7 preseason games, and the match against St Patrick's saw a significant step up from the one against Bohemians earlier in the week.

Chelsea starter banned from driving after speeding incident

Antonio Rudiger has been given a driving ban after being caught speeding earlier this year, according to a story in The Sun today.

“Give him number 10” – Some Chelsea fans go wild for new signing after club reveal he’s joined training

Just now, Chelsea Tweeeted out a link to a video on their Twitter page, showing just the feet of a player in training. "Guess who," read the caption.

(Video): Mystery new arrival in training teased by Chelsea TV

Chelsea fans thought they might be in for a dull summer after their transfer ban - thankfully they had one signing already in the bank from January.

(Video): Ice-cold Lampard not sweating over CHO contract

Frank Lampard had an early morning press conference in Japan today, and some of it was recorded by Sky Sports.

Chelsea manager confirms loan for exciting youth prospect

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has held an early morning news conference in Japan ahead of our friendly with Kawasaki Frontale, and he’s explained some of the squad decisions that have affected who he has taken with him to the Far East.

(Video): Chelsea youth favourite steps up his recovery from serious injury

Ruben Loftus-Cheek is thought to be behind Callum Hudson-Odoi and Reece James in terms.

Why Chelsea used the wrong changing room for friendly game in Ireland

You can find out in the video embedded below:

(Images): Chelsea share photos of club’s selected Japan tour players on social media

Chelsea jet off to Japan today, and while they haven't announced exactly who will be in the squad yet, they've released a slew of images which show you a lot of the names you'd expect to see - and a few others.

(Image): Chelsea kids join in congratulating breakout defensive star

Chelsea's youngsters all clearly have a close bond together, and that becomes evident when you look at their social media profiles.

CONFIRMED: Mason Mount signs new 5 year contract with Chelsea

Mason Mount has signed a new five year contract with Chelsea, just as they prepare to head out to Japan on the preseason tour.

Mason Mount is “Chelsea ready” according to writer, and some Chelsea fans are starting to agree

It's a bit of a slow news few days for Chelsea, at least until the team takes off for Japan later today.

Chelsea starter admits his manager faces instant pressure

English daily paper The Sun has quotes from David Luiz, who has explained a little about what it's like to have Frank Lampard, a former teammate of his, as a manager.

Why Billy Gilmour and other brilliant youngsters may miss Japan trip despite great tour so far

The decisions over who to include in Chelsea’s squad heading to Japan later on Monday is going to be a hot topic.