Chelsea behind the scenes: Hakim Ziyech shirt number, Players’ fitness plan and transfer update

While it may be all quiet on the pitch for the last few weeks at Stamford Bridge, there is still a lot going on away from the playing field.

So it gave senior club writer Alan Smith plenty to talk about during a Facebook live video on Friday afternoon.

Topics ranged from the inevitable transfer talk, particularly focussing on Timo Werner and Jadon Sancho to when Chelsea will be returning to training ahead of the Premier League return.

Smith was also asked about the work that Blues players are doing during the lockdown period and how they are keeping fit.

“They’ve all been individually given a tailored plan in terms of what to do,” he said.

“Spin bikes from Cobham have been delivered to the players’ homes, they’re all working out, most days it’s two sessions a day.

“They’re still being encouraged

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