Due to the participation in the Copa America the trio from Chelsea got Mourinho’s permission to skip the post-season tour in Australia. After the tournament they will get some holidays in order not to suffer from the possibile burnout. That is why Jose Mourinho confirmed that they will miss the beginning of the new season.
“The players in the Copa America will obviously need a rest after that. So Willian, Cuadrado, and Filipe Luis will not start the season with us.”
“They will all need a holiday and it is very important for them that they have get a proper rest.
“They will miss the start of the season, yes,”
The Copa America starts on 11th of June with the final match at the beginning of July. Felipe Luis and Willian have been selected for Brazil national team and Juan Cuadrado will join los Cafeteros.