Chelsea will face Japan champions Kawasaki Frontale Yokohama on July as part of their pre-season preparations.
The Blues will face Japan’s leading team at the International Stadium in Yokohama on July 19 in a game being termed the Meiji Yasuda J. League World Challenge.
It will be Chelsea’s first men’s game in Japan since their visit for the FIFA Club World Cup in 2012.
According to Chairman Bruce Buck, he said: ‘We are very pleased to be able to confirm the details of this first match we have announced in our pre-season schedule, with more dates to come in the forthcoming weeks.
“It is going to be an exciting summer for the club and we are looking forward to working closely with our valued partners at The Yokohama Rubber Company to make this a visit to remember.