Don’t rule Chelsea out – Zola warns

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Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has said that Chelsea shouldn’t be ruled out of the title race just yet.

Chelsea are unbeaten under Graham Potter and the Blues played out a goalless draw with Brentford away from home.

Chelsea are 4th in the league, and 7 points behind leaders Arsenal. But for Zola, the title race is far from over.

“It’s still possible. Chelsea is a very good team and has a big squad and they can be competitive in the Champions League and even in the league,” Gianfranco Zola told Amazon Prime after the match.

“I said before you cannot rule out a team like Chelsea from the title race.

“I mean there are a lot of difficult games for the top teams, but Chelsea will be there, obviously they will have to make another step forward to raise the quality but they will be there.”

Zola however insisted that the draw against Brentford was a good point.

He added: “Chelsea’s a big team and they are close to the top of the table so you may say playing Brentford they need to win, so a draw is not a good result.

“But considering that this Brentford team really is a tough client, I consider this was a good point for Chelsea.”