Frank Lampard gave his players no time to dwell on their first game of pre-season as he had them back on the training ground on Thursday.The Blues icons first game as manager ended in a draw against Bohemians on Wednesday night, the Irish side equalising late on after Michy Batshuayi opened the scoring in the opening stages.
There was clearly plenty more work to be done before the season comes around and the London club set about it at their base on the outskirts of Dublin.
Frank Lampard gestures during Chelseas training session at Carton House on Thursday
Left to right: Pedro, Olivier Giroud, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho and Danny Drinkwater get together for a photo
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Once a Blue always a Blue: Fans notice Real Madrid new boy... Share this article Share Chelseas players looked in good spirits in what was a fairly relaxed session as sights turned to their second friendly against Irish opposition.
Lampard, who even took part in some of the drills, gets his next chance to secure a first win in charge on Saturday afternoon against St Patricks.After that, they face a much stiffer test in Barcelona, before playing Reading and Red Bull Salzburg. They finish pre-season with a match against Borussia Monchengladbach.
English midfielder attempts to beat goalkeeper with a shot during a finishing drill
David Luiz rides a challenge as Chelsea geared up for their second game of pre-season
Ces Azpilicueta (left) was all smiles on a sunny day on the outskirts of Dublin The London clubs Premier League campaign gets underway against Manchester United on August 11.
Teenage full-back Reece James gave fans an injury update on Thursday night, revealing he had undergone surgery and it had gone well.The 19-year-old suffered an ankle ligament injury during Englands Toulon Tournament defeat to Chile last month. View this post on Instagram I’m thankful Surgery went well this evening.
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