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Pre-season friendly: Reading V Chelsea. Match Preview

Chelsea will continue their pre-season preparations in the UK with a game against Reading at the Madejski Stadium.

The Blues squad returned to London on Wednesday morning and were given two days off after their trip to Saitama.

N’Golo Kante could rejoin the squad on Friday having returned to the UK early to recover from a knee injury.

These two sides have met on 20 occasions in competitive matches before, with Chelsea holding the upper hand, having won ten games to Reading’s three.

Chelsea will enter the game as favourites and showed positive signs in their last performance against Barcelona.

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