Arsenal hero, Paul Merson, has predicted the place Chelsea will end underneath their supervisor, Thomas Tuchel, this season.
Merson mentioned that Chelsea are actually in “pole place” to complete within the prime 4 place this time period underneath Tuchel.
He mentioned this forward of Chelsea’s Premier League conflict with Leeds United on Saturday.
Chelsea are presently within the fourth place on the log with 50 factors from 28 video games.
Merson informed Sky Sports activities: “Chelsea are actually in pole place to complete within the prime 4 after a giant week of outcomes, however it’s not a foregone conclusion.
“They need to preserve producing proper till the tip of the season.
“There should not too many issues about accidents in the mean time. They’ve a very good squad, and now we have seen it utilised in the previous few weeks by Tuchel. [N’Golo] Kante and [Mason] Mount have been rested on Monday, Olivier Giroud is on the bench too, and Tammy Abraham is just not even getting a glance in.
“It’s removed from job achieved, although. They should preserve this run going as a result of we’ve already seen this season that issues can change in a short time.
“West Ham retains successful, and Tottenham are flying once more. It’s fortunate Chelsea have been on this good run and are within the place they’re in as a result of in any other case, they’d have been out of it.”