PHOTOS: Chelsea stars have fun in training ahead of Schalke match

The Chelsea players were put through their paces as they prepared for Wednesday's game against FC Schalke.

Chelsea’s players trained on Tuesday ahead of their Champions League group match against FC Schalke on Wednesday evening.

Jose Mourinho’s side has started the Premier League campaign in outstanding form, winning all their matches to date with summer signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas instrumental.

The Spanish international already has seven goals for Chelsea, while Fabregas has provided six assists to date, and both men will be hoping to maintain their impressive partnership when the Bundesliga club come to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea prepared for their match against the German side with training on Tuesday morning, where the likes of Didier Drogba, Gary Cahill and John Terry were put through their paces.

Alongside Schalke, Chelsea will also have to face Sporting Lisbon and Maribor in what appears a relatively easy group for Mourinho’s men; but they will not be taking it lightly, with Europe’s top club prize the one trophy the Portuguese boss surely wants to win more than any other this season.

Below is a selection of images from Chelsea’s training session:

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