Cesc Fabregas has come out and urged his Chelsea team-mates to take charge and catch hold of Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola’s side has been leading the top flight of English football this term and it will be up to manager Antonio Conte and his team to put in some solid performances and make a difference to the title race. With Manchester City leading the pack, Chelsea finds themselves eleven points behind but Cesc Fabregas has urged his team to push on and try to retain their title.
Many have already termed the Citizens as the favorites to win the league title, though it is the Spaniard who is trying to rally the troops and put in a title challenge, as his team looks to retain the title that they won the last term. In an interview, Fabregas said “It is important to get the win. We needed to win before the top teams played and it was an important three points.
It is still a long way to go and that is why we have to hope Manchester City will slip up and we will manage to put some pressure on them. They are there because they deserve it and our job is just to keep going and see what happens at the top.”
His team-mates, along with the midfielder are hoping that the Manchester-based side loses some points in the upcoming matches and will try their best to keep on winning. They are in good form at present and the Spaniard was happy about his team’s 3-1 win over Newcastle United, after going down a goal initially.
The west London outfit faces off against West Ham United today away from home and it will be an interesting between the two Londoners. Hopefully, Chelsea can get the job done on the night and the play-maker suggested that his team should really push for the title, in a recent interview with Chelsea TV.
It will be up to Antonio Conte’s team to put in a solid performance and beat their rivals on the night and keep their title challenge alive. If they secure all three points in the fixture, they will be able to cut the lead that City has temporarily, as they head into the Manchester derby tomorrow.
It will be interesting to see how they play against the Hammers and whether or not Fabregas’ words have had any sort of impact.