Jamie Carragher makes claim about Antonio Conte and Chelsea after 4-0 win over Man United

The Liverpool legend was impressed with Chelsea's performance in a 4-0 win against Manchester United

Jamie Carragher says Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday was their best performance under Antonio Conte.

First-half goals from Pedro Rodriguez and Gary Cahill put the home side in charge as the west London side looked to hoist themselves back into the top four.

Belgium international Eden Hazard extended Chelsea’s lead in the 61st minute with a powerful strike before N’Golo Kante sealed an emphatic win with a superb solo goal nine minutes later at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s landslide victory over their former manager and his disappointing United side hoisted the Blues above Tottenham Hotspur and into fourth place in the Premier League table.

Asked if it is the best Chelsea display under Conte, Carragher told Sky Sports: “Yes, without a doubt. You have to take into consideration the opposition – in two of the other biggest games against Liverpool and Arsenal they were very passive and sat off.

“Of course the early goal helped and lifted the crowd and the players, but they seemed a lot more aggressive and on the front foot. It’s a massive result for Conte today, especially against Mourinho.”

Chelsea are a point behind leading trio Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table.

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The Blues will make the short trip to West Ham United in the League Cup at the London Stadium on Wednesday night.

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