Mauricio Pochettino reveals when Reece James will join the Chelsea squad for pre-season tour of the USA

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Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Chelsea right-back Reece James will join the squad “soon” in the pre-season tour of the USA.

The new Blues boss oversaw Chelsea’s 5-0 win over Wrexham in their opening pre-season match in the USA.

Ian Maatsen scored a first-half brace with Conor Gallagher, Christopher Nkunku and Ben Chilwell all scoring in the second-half.

Pochettino gave an update on the defender’s availability on Wednesday night: “He is flying soon and he is going to join the team soon.”