A total of 23 players has made the journey, with Edouard Mendy due to join up later. He competes in the Africa Cup of Nations final later today, with Senegal taking on Egypt.
For the rest of the squad, there will be the first training session in the UAE later on.
Chelsea’s first game is on Wednesday when we will take on the winners of today’s match between Al Hilal and Al Jazira, respectively the Asian Champions League winners and the local representatives from Abu Dhabi.
Chelsea FC Confirmed Squad: