Elliott backs Man Utd to win title over former club Chelsea

Former Chelsea defender Paul Elliott says Manchester United deserve to win the Premiership ahead of his old club.

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Elliott wrote in the Daily Mail: "The football Chelsea played under Jose Mourinho was what I call winning football. United play winning football but are so much easier on the eye. Chelsea have always been more functional and that has not changed under Avram Grant. If I watch a Chelsea game I look at the players individually rather than collectively. Individually, I am entertained but there is none of that collective impetus and enthusiasm I see with United or Arsenal.

"Mourinho was at the club for three years and turned Chelsea into winners with a winning habit and a winning mentality. But the manner in which you win is important too. That is what makes United head and shoulders above everyone else in the Barclays Premier League."

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