These people had also claimed that Liverpool will give a tough competition to Pep Guardiola's side but eventually, it will be the Citizens who will be crowned the champions come May.
"I had a difficult spell in my last couple of years at the club and it was hard for me to leave but I thought that it was the right decision, Chelsea are a massive club and I feel like the rewards are coming now". And Arsenal are two points behind, yeah? So it looks like they are in a good shape.
"Obviously they were a bit cautious ofthe way we play and I think we have earned that respect, but they still pressed and still tried to play their game".
'All of the midfielders will be thinking that way, ' said the former Everton attacking midfielder.
"[Chelsea] have started the season well".
And Graeme Souness suggested that Chelsea need to sign a goalscorer in order to challenge for the title.
The first thing I want to say, is that I'm over the moon to be back with England.
However, he thinks Southgate's commitment to trusting youth and attempts to mould a more technically gifted side has changed England since his last appearance over two years ago.
But Carragher, one of Liverpool's most famous centre halves, thinks the 27-year-old needs to win silverware in order to truly be recognised as the best in his position against the likes of Real Madrid duo Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane.
On a personal level, I'm really enjoying my time with Chelsea.
"If anything happened to Hazard they'd be in trouble".
Jurgen Klopp has branded the UEFA Nations League "the most senseless competition in the world" as he prepares to see many of his squad leave on global duty following Liverpool's drab 0-0 draw with Manchester City.
"I believe now that I am in the best physical shape I have ever been before and I am starting to show that".
"But I think it is not about these games, it is all about the other games, the hard games which we have against mid-table and lower teams".
"This team is experienced". Having won six games in a row, did they? Klopp's men have faced seven fixtures in 23 days that included encounters with City, Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham, Chelsea and Napoli.
"For both teams it was really intense, and both showed respect for the other team".
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