Confirmed line-ups: Chelsea vs Barcelona

Here is how Chelsea and Barcelona will line up in the glamour friendly in Washington DC, with youngster Kenedy playing for the Blues despite not officially signing yet.

Chelsea starting XI vs Barcelona: Courtois, Ivanovic (c), Zouma, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Matic, Kenedy, Oscar, Hazard, Diego Costa.

Barcelona starting XI: Ter Stegen, Douglas, Bartra, Mathieu, Adriano, Gumbau, Sergio, Rakitic, Munir, Sandro, Suárez

Chelsea face Barcelona in the Londoners' last US fixture in Washington DC's FedEx Field, with the match due to kickoff at 1:00am BST.

Jose Mourinho leads his Blues side out against the reigning Champions League holders, once again facing a club that were at one point his employers, and on many other occasions his chief opponent.

Young Brazilian forward Kenedy plays for Chelsea in the high profile friendly between two of Europe's most famous, and most powerful clubs, even though a transfer has not officially been announced for the promising 19-year-old, while Cesc Fabregas makes his first appearance against his hometown club since moving to Stamford Bridge last summer.

The Blues later announced that Fluminese had given Chelsea special permission to field Kenedy in the game.

Lionel Messi and Neymar are both missing for Barca as they are gradually reintroduced to pre-season after their Copa America exertions.

And with John Terry also absent, it means that some of the figures most closely associated to each club are not involved.

However, there are still the likes of Eden Hazard and Luis Suarez on display, with the latter set to meet up with Branislav Ivanovic once more, as the Serb captains the Chelsea side.

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