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Paul Merson says he would be shocked if Chelsea weren’t crowned Premier League champions in the next four years after their seismic title-deciding victory over Manchester City.

Chelsea confirmed Liverpool’s ascension to the pinnacle of English football for the first time in 30 years with a thrilling 2-1 victory over the former champions at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

The victory – Chelsea’s fourth in a row in all competitions and second since the restart – left the Blues on course for a top-four finish.

Merson believes securing Champions League football coupled with Roman Abramovich’s recent financial backing in the transfer market will lay the foundation for greater prizes in the coming years.

“To go and beat Man City was massive,” he told Sky Sports. “It was massive because everyone is looking to close the gap.

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