With club football shut for a fortnight, international games will be played for the next week.
The players have since been called up to the national teams, in what is the final international break before the World Cup in November.
See the Chelsea players who got called up below
For Chelsea players were called up to the England national team – Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, Reece James and Ben Chilwell for their UEFA Nations League games against Italy away on Friday and Germany at home on Monday.
Armando Broja got a call-up from Albania as they face Israel away on Saturday and Iceland at home on Tuesday.
Mateo Kovacic was called by Croatia as they play Denmark at home on Thursday and Austria away on Sunday.
Summer signing Denis Zakaria was called up by Switzerland as they face Spain away on Saturday and Czech Republic at home on Tuesday in the UEFA Nations League.
Kai Havertz got a call-up from Germany as they face Hungary at home on Friday and England away on Monday.
Italy called up midfielder Jorginho as they face the Three Lions at home on Friday and Hungary away on Monday.
For Spain, Cesar Azpilicueta got a call-up as they play Switzerland at home on Saturday and Portugal away on Tuesday.
Senegal skipper Kalidou Koulibaly would be involved in Senegal’s friendly games against Bolivia on Saturday (in France) and Iran on Tuesday (in Austria).
Veteran defender Thiago Silva was called up by Brazil for their friendly game against Ghana on Friday and Tunisia on Tuesday (both in France).
Hakim Ziyech got a Morocco recall for friendly games against Chile on Friday and Paraguay on Tuesday (both in Spain).
Christian Pulisic got a call-up from the United States for friendly games against Japan on Friday (in Germany) and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (in Spain).
The likes of Wesley Fofana and Conor Gallagher got calls for their nation’s U21 teams as they missed out on international senior team football.
Carney Chukwuemeka was called up to the England U20s team.
The likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Trevoh Chalobah, Marc Cucurella and N’Golo Kante (injured) didn’t get a call up.