Chelsea’s Cobham training ground buzzed with activity as some of the team prepared for the upcoming Premier League match against Newcastle.
Among them, Thiago Silva returned to training after a stint in his homeland, combining family time with professional commitment to the gym.
In a touching update, Silva shared a message of support for his injured compatriot Neymar, who recently underwent knee surgery. The 39-year-old veteran quoted Isaiah 41:10, expressing solidarity with Neymar during his recovery.
While Silva’s international break wrapped up, other Chelsea players embarked on diverse activities. Trevoh Chalobah continued his recovery at Cobham, joined by Marcus Bettinelli, who spent time in the United States. The duo even made an appearance at the Redbull Racing garage in Las Vegas during a controversial Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend.
Mauricio Pochettino, the head coach, took a brief break in Tarragona, Spain, enjoying time at a familiar restaurant with Jesus Perez. The manager also shared moments with his son’s dog during the weekend.
As the international break progresses, attention turns to the potential return of Christopher Nkunku and Romeo Lavia to training. Despite their absence from official club communications, Pochettino hinted at positive developments. Nkunku, celebrating his birthday, expressed eagerness to be ready for the match against Newcastle, and Pochettino praised both players’ professionalism and progress in their recovery. The Blues await updates on their availability for the upcoming fixtures.