Oscar predicts where Man United, Chelsea will finish this season

Former Chelsea star Oscar discusses the Blues' title hopes in the Premier League this season

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte Photo: Screengrab

Oscar believes that Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City will be the main contenders for the Premier League title this season.

The two Manchester clubs have started the season the strongest and Manchester City are currently top of the table, level on points with second-placed Manchester City.

Chelsea, meanwhile, were beaten 1-0 by Manchester City last weekend and currently find themselves in fourth place and six points behind the leaders after seven games of the new campaign.

Antonio Conte is aiming to try and steer Chelsea to back to back Premier League titles following their title triumph under the Italian last season in his first campaign in charge.

Manchester United, meanwhile, are aiming to try and win the Premier League title for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final campaign in charge in the 2012-13 season.

And former Chelsea star Oscar reckons that the title this season will come down to a straight shootout between the Blues and the two Manchester clubs.

Oscar told PL Brasil: “I think Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea will fight until the end.

“Of course Manchester City and Manchester United are appearing for the games they are doing, for the goals they are applying, but Chelsea are a very strong team.

“Conte sets up a team to play as a team, which is very good. It’s very difficult to score goals against Conte’s teams, so I think Chelsea will come and fight until the end.

“I think the three teams will fight and will reach the end.”

Chelsea return to Premier League action after the international break with a crunch clash against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Manchester United, meanwhile, are preparing to take on Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday 14 October in their next game.

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