Gary Neville delivers his verdict on Chelsea in the title race

Gary Neville says Chelsea's 3-0 win over Everton has left them as the comfortable favourites for the title

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville Photo: Sky Sports

Gary Neville believes that Chelsea’s 3-0 win at Everton on Sunday has left the Blues looking comfortable in the race for the Premier League title.

Goals from Pedro Rodriguez, Gary Cahill and Willian wrapped up a comprehensive win for Antonio Conte’s men and took them a step closer to lifting the title later this month.

The victory left Chelsea four points clear at the top of the Premier League table with four games to go after Tottenham were 2-0 winners at Arsenal later on Sunday.

And former Manchester United defender Neville believes that Chelsea are now on course to lift their second title in three seasons.

Speaking on Sky Sports on Sunday, Neville said: “The win gives Chelsea a lot more comfort in terms of the next few weeks and what’s ahead for them.”

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Chelsea have a full week off to prepare for their crunch Premier League clash against Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge on Monday night as they look to take a step closer towards the title.

The Blues finished 10th and without a trophy in the top flight last season.

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