Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Tuesday, 24 November.
Blues tipped to finish above Spurs
Chelsea will finish above Tottenham in this season’s Premier League table, the club’s former midfielder Craig Burley has predicted.
Spurs currently lead the way at the top of the table above Liverpool on goal difference, with the Blues a further two points back.
Burley told ESPN, as quoted by Metro and thesportreview.com: “I think Chelsea are a much more talented team than Spurs.
“Tottenham have a good squad but Chelsea have an unbelievable amount of attacking players.
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“They got great experience in with the signing of Thiago Silva, they’ve got a natural left-back in Ben Chilwell. The rise of Reece James has been meteoric, he’s taking his game to a new level.
“They’ve strengthened their goalkeeper situation and Frank [Lampard] has mentioned that N’Golo Kante is looking like the player he was a couple of years ago.
“I just think Chelsea have better options [than Tottenham]. They’re in as good shape as they can be to mount a title challenge.”
Mount on ‘brilliant’ Blues arrival
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has hailed Thiago Silva and believes his experience will be crucial in helping the club’s younger players improve.
The Brazilian central defender arrived at Stamford Bridge this summer on a free transfer following his exit from Paris Saint-Germain.
“Yeah, we all learn stuff off each other,” Mount said ahead of the Champions League tie against Rennes, as per football.london.
“When you have players like Kai and Timo coming in, and Thiago Silva who has been through a lot and been at the top of the game for a long time, you can learn so much experience from them by just talking to him for five minutes here and there.
“He is a brilliant player…