Arsenal set to make MAJOR summer decision to hijack Chelsea

Arsenal set to make MAJOR summer decision to hijack Chelsea

Arsenal set to make MAJOR summer decision to hijack Chelsea

Previous year we didn't have the Champions League.

Belgium midfielder Hazard accepts it has been a testing season for the Blues, who nevertheless remain in the top four of the Premier League, are through to the FA Cup fifth round and will soon face Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie.

File image of Chelsea's Eden Hazard.

Manchester City are leading the Premier League title race having amassed a whopping 69 points from 26 games.

This time previous year, Chelsea would have been the favourites going into a game with Pep Guardiola's side.

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"If we fail to compete for the title this season, we have to prepare for the next season, but now we are only thinking about finishing as high as possible in the league".

Despite speculation intensifying over his future, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte dismissed suggestions of tiredness for his side's struggles as an excuse.

Chelsea will look to return to winning ways when they host West Brom in the Premier League on Monday night.

"We are giving everything on the pitch, and sometimes thing don't go the way you have trained, like now, but we need to show patience as at the end we could still win a trophy". That's why football is special.

But whoever's in the dugout for Chelsea, City face a challenge as they are still competing in four competitions and could have some exhausted legs on the field come the business end of the season. "You never know what's going to happen, especially in England".

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