Gary Neville delivers his honest verdict on Chelsea’s Premier League title chances
Gary Neville has his say on Chelsea's push for the Premier League title this season
Gary Neville believes that Chelsea are capable of winning the title this season – as long as Diego Costa and Eden Hazard stay fit.
The Blues underlined their status as genuine contenders for the top flight trophy on Saturday when they came from a goal down to beat Manchester City 3-1 at The Etihad and maintain their good form.
Indeed, Chelsea have won their last eight games in a row in the Premier League to leave them top of the Premier League table as the in-form team in the top flight.
Antonio Conte seems to be getting the best out of his Chelsea players as they continue to bounce back following their disastrous campaign last term.
Neville feels that Chelsea are capable of winning the title this season but feels that it is crucial that both Hazard and Costa stay fit.
Neville told Sky Sports: “They are in with a shout [of winning the league].
“They have title winners in that dressing room and I think the ones that have won the title before will be thinking, ‘This is good.’
“Costa and Hazard have to stay fit, that’s the big thing because the drop in quality behind those two is enormous.
“They look really up for it. Hazard looks brilliant, Costa looks brilliant and if they can keep those two fit, they are in with a massive chance.”
Chelsea have not dropped any points in the Premier League since their 3-0 loss to Arsenal at The Emirates earlier in the season.