Martin Keown says that Chelsea can emulate Arsenal's famous Invincibles team of 2003/04.
The Gunners went throughout that season unbeaten, as they enjoyed unprecedented success, but Keown, a prominent member of that squad, believes that Chelsea have the ability to match it as he can see they have a lot of the characteristics that Arsenal had in that remarkable campaign.
"Chelsea look impressive and have it in them to go the distance without defeat — they can become the new Invincibles," Keown wrote in the Daily Mail.
"I was part of the original Invincibles when Arsenal went unbeaten in 2003-04 and everyone in the squad was made to feel a part of the success. You have a responsibility to maintain those incredible standards and do not want to be the player who comes in, makes the mistake and ends the run.
"While you are unbeaten, you are glowing as a group — life cannot be better. You can go home and watch Match of the Day without seeing an awful mistake that cost you a result. You do feel unbeatable.
We didn’t talk about it until the title was won but then we became determined to do something no other Arsenal team had done: we’d won Doubles, titles and cups but this was different.
Now Chelsea can match that."
Keown's words are sure to a bout a team who have caught the eye of all watchers so far this campaign.
Jose Mourinho's men have looked the most impressive of all the teams in England so far this season.
Nobody has really threatened to beat them in the six games which they have played so far in the Premier League and stopping them from claiming the title looks a tough test.
With the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa being added to a squad which was already packed with quality, Chelsea look even stronger and comparisons to the Invincibles are testament to their ability.
This weekend the Blues take on Keown's former club Arsenal as they look to extend their unbeaten run to seven and go one step closer to emulating the famous Gunners team.