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Chelsea tweets of summer visit to Seattle; Sounders say nothing has been confirmed

Above is a tweet saying Chelsea of the English Premier League will play in Seattle this summer.

No confirmation of Sounders as opponent. However, the Sounders have promised one big-name friendly opponent this season. And an originally scheduled July 18 home MLS home match against Real Salt Lake was moved to October to accommodate a friendly. So ...

However, the Sounders say nothing has been confirmed. And this would be a rematch, as Chelsea visited Seattle in 2009, with the English side winning 2-0. And with a world of soccer clubs out there, I'm not sure another Chelsea visit will stir the faithful much.

Will report more as I can.