Chelsea pick Mikel, Victor Moses, drop Omeruo

Chelsea pick Mikel, Victor Moses, drop Omeruo
Omeruo will not be in Canada with Chelsea

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Jul 16, 2015. 08:19

Nigeria internationals Mikel Obi and Victor Moses are in the Chelsea squad who left for Montreal, Canada, for pre-season training, but compatriot Kenneth Omeruo was left out.

Other Nigerians, Ola Aina and Dominic Solanke,  are also on the pre-season tour, which kicked off on Wednesday.

Celtic contact Chelsea for Omeruo

Speculations have been rife over the future of Mikel, Victor Moses and Omeruo at Stamford Bridge.

Mikel has been linked with a move away to Al Ain in Dubai as well as the likes of Inter Milan and Fenerbache, while Victor Moses was at a time expected to make a permanent switch to Stoke City.

Omeruo has returned from another loan stint at English Championship side Middlesbrough and he could again be shipped out on another loan deal with Celtic, Granada and Lille on the queue, along with several Championship

The English Premier League champions will set up training camp in Canada for two weeks and will play series of friendly matches in USA against New York Red Bulls, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.

Chelsea squad for the North America tour: John Terry, Gary Cahill, John Obi Mikel, Loic Remy, Kurt Zouma, Asmir Begovic, Oscar, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic, Jamal Blackman, Thibaut Courtois, Dominic Solanke, Ola Aina, Jake Clarke-Salter, Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta, Nathaniel Chalobah, Branislav Ivanovic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Victor Moses.

Willian, Filipe Luis, Juan Cuadrado and Falcao will join up with the team on July 22.

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