Photo: Chelsea and Liverpool stars share private jet back to England

Chelsea stars Oscar and Willian were pictured with their Liverpool rivals Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho

They may be rivals at club level, but their ties in the Brazil national team means that they are close friends.

Chelsea stars Oscar and Willian were pictured with their Liverpool rivals Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho as the Brazilian group jetted back to the UK to prepare for their return to Premier League action.

They were joined by fellow Premier League star Fernandinho ahead of the return of the Premier League this weekend.

Firmino and Coutinho are preparing for a return to action with Liverpool when the Reds host bitter local rivals Manchester United at Anfield next Monday night.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are preparing to host defending Premier League champions Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday lunchtime.

Oscar shared the picture above on his personal Instagram account and wrote: “One more step taken. We’re off. #CBF #SelecaoBrasileira”

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Chelsea were beaten 2-1 by Coutinho and company when Liverpool secured an impressive victory at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League earlier this season.

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