Blues bound for World Cup

It is deadline day for the submission of the final 23-man squads for the World Cup, with Chelsea players confirmed in the Belgium and Germany lists.

Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Michy Batshuayi are all in the Belgium squad for the tournament which begins on Thursday 14 June. They face group games against Panama, Tunisia and England.

Toni Rudiger has made the Germany list. The world champions play Mexico, Sweden and South Korea in their group matches.

Yesterday, it was confirmed Andreas Christensen will be going to Russia to represent Denmark, who are grouped with France, Australia and Peru.