Jamie Carragher comments on Chelsea’s Champions League chances

Liverpool great Jamie Carragher believes that Chelsea can win Europe’s premier club competition this season.

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has said that Chelsea can win the Champions League this season.

“I think that Chelsea could win the Champions League,” the ex-England international told Sky Sports. “I don’t think that they are one of the favourites.

"Maybe they are just a little touch behind Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at the moment, but the best team does not always win the Champions League.”

Chelsea have been the best team in the Premier League so far this campaign, but their form in Europe has not exactly been that great.

In four Group G matches, Jose Mourinho’s side have picked up eight points, three more than Schalke and four more than Sporting Lisbon.

The Blues are the strongest team in the group and are expected to progress to the last 16 of the Champions League as Group G winners, but they do need to step up.

At this moment in time, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich have to be considered as the top three favourites for the Champions League, but Chelsea do have the players and the manager to go all the way.

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