Ian Wright makes honest admission about Chelsea in the title race

Ian Wright says Chelsea are the clear favourites to win the Premier League title this season...

Ian Wright has admitted that Chelsea look like they will take some stopping in the race for the Premier League title this season.

The Blues extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to eight points this weekend as they beat Hull City 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Arsenal are currently second in the table as the Gunners look to keep pace with their London rivals in the race for the title.

The north London side will harbour hopes of catching up with the Blues, with Arsene Wenger’s men set to take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on 4 February.

However, former Arsenal star Wright has reluctantly admitted that Chelsea look like they are on course to win the title this season at a canter.

Speaking to BBC Radio Five Live’s 606 show, Wright said: “I’ve got to say, Chelsea look like a side with the bit between their teeth.

“It’s going to take a lot [to stop them]. People slipped up.

“Chelsea have come out and beaten a very unlucky side.”

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Chelsea’s sharp upturn in form has been in stark contrast to their struggles last season, when they ended up 10th in the table and without a trophy.

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