Chelsea the strongest team I’ve ever played for claims Brazilian ace


Chelsea have the possibility of completing a historic treble this season.

Chelsea forward Willian has told reporters of The Sun that this current Blues team is the strongest side he has ever played for.

The Brazilian international joined the Blues 18 months ago but faced a trophy-less debut campaign as his side finished third in the Premier League table and were eliminated from Europe at the semi-final stage.

This season, the prospects of landing silverware look much more likely as the West Londoners lead the table by five points while having a League Cup final showdown with Spurs to look forward to.

It’s hard to point at many weaknesses within the ranks at Stamford Bridge, an assessment matched by Willian as he looks ahead to Saturday’s top of the table clash with Manchester City.

“If we can beat City it will open up an eight-point gap. That would be a massive step for us,” he told reporters of The Sun.

“Chelsea are the strongest team I have ever played for. Our squad has a few additions to last year, when we just missed out on the title. But this time we are getting our work spot on.”

The additions Willian speaks of have certainly made a difference, with striker Diego Costa becoming a much-talked about figure due to his goals and eccentric behaviour.

Aside from the Brazilian-born striker, the likes of Thibaut Courtois, Filipe Luis and Kurt Zouma have boosted competition for places in defence while the purchase of Cesc Fabregas has proven to be a masterstroke.

With a big emphasis now being placed on attracting Europe’s top young talent to West London, there is little denying that Jose Mourinho’s men have all the resources necessary to dominate for years to come.

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