Chelsea players welcomed in Baku (VIDEO)

 Chelsea players welcomed in Baku (VIDEO)

The Chelsea FC travelling party has landed in Baku ahead of Wednesday night’s Europa League final against Arsenal.

Maurizio Sarri and his squad touched down shortly after 12.30am local time on Tuesday morning following a five-hour flight from London, according to the statement published on their official website.

"Five hours later, the Blues have arrived in Azerbaijan... And what a welcome!" their last tweet says.

The UEFA Europa League final match between the English clubs Arsenal and Chelsea will take place at 23:00 (GMT+4) at the Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29.