Ian Wright believes Chelsea have what it takes to mount a critical problem for the Premier League title this season.
The Blues put of their finest efficiency of the season thus far on the weekend, coming from a aim behind to cruise previous Sheffield United in a 4-1 victory at Stamford Bridge.
Hakim Ziyech, a £33million summer time arrival from Ajax, was very good all through the encounter, teeing up targets for Ben Chilwell and Thiago Silva with defence-splitting balls within the conflict on Saturday night.
And Arsenal icon Wright has been impressed with Chelsea’s recruitment in the summertime and has backed them to problem for the Premier League crown.
When requested if Frank Lampard’s facet might be a risk to Liverpool or Man City, Wright informed Premier League Productions: “Sure, with what they’ve bought.
“However like we mentioned there’s just a little little bit of becoming the items collectively and I believe the goalkeeper [Edouard Mendy], Thiago Silva, [Hakim] Ziyech coming in, [Kai] Havertz coming in, Werner coming in – I believe these gamers and the standard and the usual of these gamers sure they need to be [challenging for the title].
“However then now it’s about becoming the items collectively. For me, enjoying Kante the place he does goes to liberate one other very important cog in respect of the offensive facet of issues, as a result of he was in all places.
“So as soon as that’s all knitted collectively and so they begin to string a few wins collectively which they appear like they’re doing now.
“Extra clear sheets I’m certain will come as a result of they’ll be very disillusioned with that aim [against Sheffield United] as a result of it was a poor aim to concede.
“However they’ve bought every part within the armoury to really problem, unquestionably.”
Lampard’s males face a visit to mid-table Newcastle following the worldwide break earlier than travelling to Rennes within the Champions League.