Gary Cahill on Chelsea's plan after huge back-to-back wins

Gary Cahill Chelsea

Chelsea lifted the first piece of silverware on offer this season by beating Tottenham, and backed it up with a win against tricky opponents in West Ham.

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has said there is a good atmosphere at the club after securing their first piece of silverware this season, as well as sitting in the driving seat in the race for the Premier League title.

The centre-back also said the plan was for the club to kick on after winning their first trophy during Jose Mourinho's second spell in charge of the club - the club's first piece of silverware since the Europa League in 2013.

He told the club's website: "The cup final was huge in terms of the atmosphere around the club and the dressing room. We were desperate as a team, as a squad, to win that game. It’s the first time this group – a newish group formed at the start of last season and before this season – has reached the end of a competition together.

"We came through it really well and hopefully as a group we can the positive experiences from that and try and build momentum for many more cup finals. That’s the plan.

"We are very proud of winning our first trophy as a group together, and getting that win at West Ham, but they’re gone. All that is on our minds now is the PSG game and that’s all we are thinking about in the days leading up to it."

Ever since their 1-0 win over West Ham at the Boleyn Ground, Chelsea have had a bit of a break given their surprise exit in the FA Cup and face a huge game against the French champions as they look to land a memorable treble this season.

Cahill spoke of the importance of the win over Tottenham at Wembley in order for the side to kick on and win more trophies. Chelsea were something of nearly men last season both in the Premier League and in Europe - finishing four points off eventual champions Manchester City, and were knocked out in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

A lot of commentators and pundits have suggested that the first piece of silverware during Jose Mourinho's second spell was going to be the key for success - as the players get that taste for winning trophies and the comments from the Chelsea defender seem to back up those kinds of statements.

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