Chelsea stars including Aubameyang and Pulisic enjoy a Christmas meal

Chelsea stars get in to the festive spirit with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Christian Pulisic, Conor Gallagher and Edouard Mendy among those enjoying a Christmas meal ahead of Premier League return

  • Chelsea’s stars got into the festive spirit as they enjoyed a Christmas lunch 
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shared a photo of the team at their seasonal meal
  • Christian Pulisic and Conor Gallagher were sporting festive hats in the photo 

Chelsea’s stars celebrated the festivities with a team Christmas lunch at their Cobham training ground on Thursday.

In a photo shared on striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Instagram story, members of the Blues’ first team squad could be seen enjoying the festive season.

Aubameyang’s snap showed Christian Pulisic, Conor Gallagher, Denis Zakaria, Kalidou Koulibaly, Edouard Mendy and Wesley Fofana getting into the Christmas  spirit.

Chelsea’s stars got into the festive spirit as they enjoyed a Christmas lunch on Thursday

Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta poses for a photo alongside keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Midfielder Jorginho embraces his team-mate Thiago Silva as player enjoy the festivities

Reece James (L) Ben Chilwell (C) and Mason Mount are all smiles on a fun-filled day

Pulisic and Gallagher were both wearing festive hats, while there was also a sparkling Christmas tree in the background.

Koulibaly, Zakaria, Pulisic, Gallagher and Mendy have recently returned from the World Cup in Qatar with none of Chelsea’s stars in the photo going past the quarter-final stage at the tournament.

Koulibaly and Mendy were also part of the Senegal side who lost 3-0 to England in the last-16.

Graham Potter’s squad spent some time working in Abu Dhabi during the World Cup break

Graham Potter’s side spent some time in Abu Dhabi during the World Cup break and return to action on December 27 when they host AFC Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.

They lost their last three Premier League games ahead of the break, picking up just two points from their previous five league fixtures.

Potter will hope to have used the time off to put his stamp on the Chelsea squad who currently lie in eighth position, while they face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Round of 16.

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