Gallery: Blues return to work at Cobham

The Blues had Wednesday as a well-earned day off following the impressive victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League but were back on the training pitches at Cobham today as attention quickly turned back to the Premier League.

United visit Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon in a meeting between second and fifth, with Thomas Tuchel’s side hoping to cut the gap to the Red Devils to just three points.

As our exclusive pictures show, there were a selection of footballs of varying sizes on show in today’s session, as well as plenty of smiles on recharged faces. We’ve selected our pick of the snaps for you to enjoy…