'There, I've said it!' Lineker reveals who he thinks will win the Premier League

Mourinho Dugout

It is good news for Chelsea and their fans after Gary Lineker became the latest person to plump for the Blues in the race for the title.

With a new Premier League campaign kicking off in less than 24 hours, everyone has their opinion on who will ultimately hold the trophy aloft come May.

But while it is widely felt that this could be the most open title-race ever, there is one club that continues to be mentioned more than most.

Manchester City may be the reigning champions, Arsenal and Liverpool may have impressed with their summer shopping and Manchester United may have another managerial great in the hot-seat, but it is Chelsea who are many people's tip for the title.

And you can now add Gary Lineker to that list, after the Match of the Day host took to Twitter to reveal his inkling prior to the big kick-off.

"I think Chelsea will win the Premier League," the former England international wrote.  "There, I've said it!"

And when you consider that Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas and Filipe Luis have been added to an already impressive squad, it is hard to disagree with him.

Jose Mourinho knew he did not have the squad to take the glory last season.  But this campaign is another matter entirely.

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