Gallery: First training of 2021

With our opening game of 2021 coming upon Sunday, when we host Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, Frank Lampard and his players spent New Year’s Day preparing out on the training pitch at Cobham.

It could be a crucial match with both teams level on points and the top four within touching distance, plus the Blues eager to get back to winning ways following a much improved performance in our 1-1 draw with Aston Villa last time out.

Our chances of victory could be aided by the return of one key player, who was back training with his team-mates having not featured in a match since our win over Leeds United in early December due to injury.

Our cameras where there at Cobham to bring you the best images of their return and all the rest of the action from today’s training session…