Super Eagles duo of John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses may not join their national teammates at the Adidas Centre in Nuremberg, Germany, due to Chelsea's two-legged club friendlies against Manchester City in the United States of America, Completesportsnigeria.com has gathered.
Those games will mark the end of Rafael Benitez's spell as interim manager of this season's Europa League winners.
Mikel and Moses were given permission by the Super Eagles' head coach, Stephen Keshi to stay behind and help their club pick an automatic ticket for UEFA Champions League for next season in their EPL last game of the season against Everton which they won 2-1. They were part of the 23 man squad that departed England on Monday for USA.
The Busch Stadium, St Louis Missouri is venue for the first clash against the Citizens this Thursday while the second game will hold in New York at the Yankee Stadium on Saturday, May 25.
Frank Lampard, who last week signed a one-year contract extension, will captain the squad in John Terry's absence. Eden Hazard traveled despite a hamstring injury which ruled him out of the Europa League final win over Benfica and Sunday's defeat of Everton.
Academy youngsters; Andreas Christensen, a defender, and Ruben Lotus-Cheek, a midfielder, joined The Blues' traveling party which included Paulo Ferreira, who bade farewell to Stamford Bridge following the defeat of the Toffees.
The full squad list is as follows:
Petr Cech,Hilario, Jamal Blackman, Paulo Ferreira, Cesar Azpilicueta, Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Andreas Christensen and, John Mikel Obi
Others are; Nathan Ake, Ramires, Frank Lampard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Eden Hazard,
Juan Mata, Yossi Benayoun, Marko Marin, Victor Moses, Oscar, Fernando Torres and Demba Ba.