The FIFA Club World Cup 2021 will be the 18th version of the FIFA Club World Cup, an international club football event founded by FIFA that will star the winners of the six continental confederations as well as the league champions of the host country.
Bayern Munich are the defending champion, although they will be unable to defend their title after being ousted in the quarter-finals of the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League.
Here are valuable updates you need to know about the competition:
Chelsea will compete in the FIFA Club World Cup later this year after winning the Champions League final against Manchester City last season.
The competition will be held in December of this year, with clubs from all over the world competing to determine who is the finest club side in the world.
Official dates have yet to be confirmed, and the competition's territory is yet to be specified.
The host nation for the Club World Cup this year is yet to be determined.
The competition was originally scheduled to be held in Japan, but the Japan Football Association withdrew due to COVID-19 concerns, with Qatar rumoured to be a contender to take their place.
Chelsea will face even more inconvenience during the Club World Cup, as FIFA plans to move the competition from December to a new scheduling date next year.
The FIFA Club World Cup has been won by a European club in each of the last eight editions, with Chelsea being the last Champions League-winning team to lose to Brazilian side Corinthians in Yokohama in December 2012.
Tuchel's team will be hoping to add the World Championship trophy to their trophy cabinet this season.
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