Benfica and Chelsea media day details

UEFA Europa League finalists SL Benfica and Chelsea FC have confirmed details of their media open days and pre-match press conferences ahead of the final on 15 May.

Amsterdam ArenA (AFC Ajax)
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SL Benfica and Chelsea FC have confirmed details of their media open days prior to this season's UEFA Europa League final, to be played at the Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday 15 May.

Benfica (for administrative purposes the 'home' team in Amsterdam) will hold their media open day on Wednesday 8 May at the Caixa training ground in Seixal.

The day will start at 15.15 (local time) with a press conference attended by coach Jorge Jesus. A mixed zone with players will then be held at 16.00, followed by a fully open training session at 17.00. Media wishing to attend are not required to register in advance but should show a media ID upon arrival.

Chelsea will hold their media open day on Thursday 9 May at:
Chelsea FC Training Ground, 60-64 Stoke Road, Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3PT.

The day will kick off with a fully open training session at 11.00, followed by a mixed zone with players. Manager Rafael Benítez will then hold a press conference at 13.30. Media wishing to attend are not required to register in advance but should show a media ID upon arrival.

Final week
The two clubs have also announced their pre-match media activity at the Amsterdam ArenA on Tuesday 14 May. Benfica will hold their press conference at 17.15CET, followed by a fully open training session (18.00–19.00). Chelsea's press conference is at 19.00, followed by a fully open training session (19.30–20.30).

Media activities taking place at the Amsterdam ArenA are accessible only to media accredited to the UEFA Europa League final.

All times are local time. UK and Portuguese time is CET-1.