Jose Mourinho convinced Chelsea can win the Premier League

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is convinced that the Blues have what it takes to win the title this season

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho Photo: The Sport Review

Jose Mourinho is convinced that Chelsea have what it takes to win the Premier League title this season.

The Blues finished four points behind champions Manchester City last term as they came third in Mourinho’s first campaign back at Stamford Bridge.

Mourinho has bolstered his squad with the signings of Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Thibaut Courtois and Filipe Luis this summer – and the Portuguese coach is adamant that the west Londoners will be top-flight title contenders.

We want to win the Premier League and we are ready for that

Jose Mourinho

“If I didn’t think that way [that Chelsea can win the league] I would go home and let somebody else take charge of the team,” said Mourinho.

“People can speak about other leagues but England is the only country where five or six teams can win the title. Football is about competitiveness every weekend and that only happens in the Premier League.

“When you have the two Manchester clubs, the three clubs from London – Tottenham, Arsenal and ourselves – plus Liverpool, that’s six top teams, where all of them can win the title. That’s why everybody loves the Premier League.

“At Chelsea, if we didn’t think we could win the league, or didn’t think we had the quality to do it, we wouldn’t be here working so hard.

“We respect our opponents and their ambitions, because they have the same ambitions as us, but we want to win the Premier League and we are ready for that.”

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