Sky Sports Pundit claims that Chelsea are title contenders » Chelsea News

Chelsea have staged a pretty dramatic turn around during the last couple of months.

They have gone to being a total liability at the back, to having the best goal difference so far in the Premier League.

Whilst fans and Frank Lampard himself are refusing to get carried away, the signs are looking very good out on the pitch for the team right now.

There seems to be a collective new belief within the squad, and they are playing with a lot more confidence as a result.

The summer signings have been absolutely brilliant and each one of them are proving their worth already.

Chelsea would have been written off as title challengers by the majority of pundits at the start of the season, but this new run of form is forcing a few of them to reconsider.

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson is one of those, and he believes that Chelsea are now right in the mix to win the title.

He wrote in his latest column:

“If we are going to talk about Tottenham winning the title, then Chelsea are right in the mix. If Spurs can win it, then for sure, Chelsea can win it.

“Thiago Silva is world-class. They’ve got two full-backs who are as good as any in the league and for me, they [Reece James and Ben Chilwell] are the two England full-backs, in my opinion. They are outstanding. Silva is also only going to make Kurt Zouma a better player and the goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is solid.

“I know Sheffield United are down at the bottom at the moment, but they are a hard team to play against. They are organised and when you go 1-0 down, you know it’s going to be a difficult evening.

“However, they literally dismantled Sheffield United. They made them look like a proper relegation team, which I don’t see that because I think Sheffield United will be okay this season. They made them look distinctly average and that’s a sign of a good team.

“It’s coming from everywhere too. Hakim Ziyech has got a left foot that can open a can of worms, Timo Werner scores plenty of goals, Tammy Abraham looks like…


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