Youngsters included in Chelsea’s squad for Dublin trip

Izzy Brown of Chelsea

Several youngsters have travelled with the Chelsea squad to Dublin for the start of the Blues’ pre-season campaign.

Frank Lampard’s reign as manager will begin with friendlies in the Irish capital against Bohemians and St Patrick’s.

Ethan Ampadu, Lewis Baker (pictured), Kasey Palmer, Fikayo Tomori and Lucas Piazon are part of the squad, as are Trevoh Chalobah, Dujon Sterling, Jamie Cumming, Marc Guehi, Conor Gallagher, Ike Ugbo, Billy Gilmour and Ian Maatsen.

The travelling party also includes Kurt Zouma, Michy Batshuayi, Kenedy and Tiemoue Bakayoko, who were out on loan this season.

First-team regulars Pedro and Cesar Azpilicueta also travelled, while players recently on international duty will join the squad in the coming days.

Travelling squad: Willy Caballero, Cesar Azpilicueta, Davide Zappacosta, Kurt Zouma , Ethan Ampadu, Danny Drinkwater, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Kenedy, Pedro, Michy Batshuayi, Lewis Baker, Kasey Palmer, Trevoh Chalobah, Dujon Sterling, Lucas Piazon, Fikayo Tomori, Jamie Cumming , Marc Guehi, Conor Gallagher, Ike Ugbo, Billy Gilmour, Ian Maatsen.