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Zola names club to challenge for title; warns Arsenal, Man City

Zola names club to challenge for title; warns Arsenal, Man City

Zola names club to challenge for title; warns Arsenal, Man City

Former Italy international, Gianfranco Zola, has issued a strong warning to Arsenal and Manchester City, saying that Chelsea are Premier League title contenders this season.


The Blues are currently fourth in the Premier League table, seven points behind early leaders Arsenal.


Chelsea have improved since Graham Potter replaced Thomas Tuchel in the Stamford Bridge hot-seat.


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Zola told Amazon Prime: “It’s still possible. Chelsea is a very good team…you cannot rule out a team like Chelsea from the title race.


“I mean there are a lot of difficult games for the top teams, but Chelsea will be there.”


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City are now four points behind the Gunners, after their unbeaten run was ended by Liverpool.


Tottenham are currently level with Pep Guardiola’s men on 23 points but have played a game more after losing 2-0 to Manchester United on Wednesday night.


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Chelsea are still fourth after playing out a 0-0 draw at Brentford.


United are now just a point behind the Blues, while Liverpool made up more ground by beating West Ham 1-0 at Anfield last night.


“Well, it is tough to call the top four. Manchester City for sure. I think Chelsea are probably going to be in the top four. Arsenal as well. It’s very hard to leave one out, isn’t it?


“I’m actually torn between Liverpool and Tottenham at the moment.


“So it’s so hard to say. I’ll probably say Tottenham and Manchester United will miss out,” Owen said.