Mauricio Pochettino's threat to cancel Chelsea's days off after their 4-1 defeat to Newcastle appeared hollow after their stars enjoyed trips away from the club's Cobham training centre.
Mykhailo Mudryk shared an Instagram video from a helicopter while Nicolas Jackson linked up with his former Villarreal team-mates in Spain.
That's despite Pochettino claiming they would 'train early in the morning and not have a day off' after they were dismantled in the second half at St James' Park.
A stunning free-kick from Raheem Sterling was not enough for the Blues as they conceded four for the second game on the bounce.
It looks like some of Chelsea's stars made the most of Sunday despite Pochettino warning he would strip away that freedom in an incandescent press conference.
Mudryk shared a video from high in the sky as he took a city helicopter tour, having been introduced as a substitute in the second half.
Meanwhile, Jackson was all smiles in the Villarreal dressing room and embraced hat-trick hero Jose Luis Morales following their 3-1 win over Osasuna.
Jackson netted nine goals in his final eight games for The Yellow Submarine last season to earn his £32million move to London.
All in all it was a leisurely day for the stars and a far cry from the early morning training that a furious Pochettino had pointed towards.
Reece James was sent off and Thiago Silva gifted the ball away for Joelinton's goal to give the Magpies an 'easy win' in the eyes of their manager.
Pochettino said: 'We were talking in the dressing room after the game, we should go directly to the hotel and sleep, and start to train early in the morning and not have a day off.
'These games make me very, very, very, very angry. We have to show personality and character. WeRead on m.allfootballapp.com