Impressive wins over Manchester City and Arsenal has Chelsea primed to take on anybody at any time according to Juan Mata.

The Blues defeated City 2-1 in the Premier League on the weekend before backing that up with a 2-0 Capital One Cup victory over Arsenal on Tuesday and Spanish midfielder Mata now suggests that Jose Mourinho's side are poised for a successful season.

"It was a very important week for us, " he told talkSPORT.

"Beating Manchester City and Arsenal proves we are ready to play any team and maybe beat them. But it's too early to talk about titles."

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