Confirmed: Chelsea starting XI vs Club America

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Thomas Tuchel has named his first Chelsea starting line-up of pre-season, as the Blues get set to face Mexican side Club America in Las Vegas.

Thiago Silva captains the side and is flanked in central defence by Trevoh Chalobah and Malang Sarr, with Kepa Arrizabalaga the man between the sticks this evening.

Callum Hudson-Odoi is our right wing-back while Ben Chilwell plays at left wing-back. Our central midfielders are Conor Gallagher and Ross Barkley.

Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Kenedy are our attacking trio.

Chelsea:Kepa; Chalobah, Thiago Silva (c), Sarr; Hudson-Odoi, Barkley, Gallagher, Chilwell; Ziyech, Havertz, Kenedy.

Subs: Bettinelli, Alonso Ampadu, Azpilicueta, James, Mount, Pulisic, Batshuayi, Werner.

Chelsea make 11 changes at the break.

Starting XI: Bettinelli, James, Azpilicueta, Ampadu, Emerson, Alonso, Mount, Jorginho, Pulisic, Batshuayi, Werner.